Fonds 09.09.00 - R. J. Hauser

Album 1. Joining the Army Album 2. Training in Sussex Album 3. Training in Sussex Album 4. En route to Scotland
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R. J. Hauser

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CA HM 09.09.00

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  • 1940-1941 (Creation)
    Hauser, R. J.

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260 Photographs - 4 photograph albums with commentary

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Gunner R J Hauser joined the Army on June 24, 1940. At that time he was stationed at CFB Petawawa. He later travelled by train to Sussex and completed his training at Camp Sussex. He has compiled 4 photo albums with a complete history of his time in Ontario, then on to Sussex and finally when he boards the train to go to Halifax and then by ship to Scotland.

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R J Hauser

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Fonds consists of:
Album 1. Houser Joining the Army June 1940, On the base at Petawawa, Artillery training, On leave to Ottawa, On the train from Petawawa to Sussex, and Buildings and tents at Camp Sussex.
Album 2. 22 pages of photographs including Rifle practice, general inspection, road-building and signallers training, Fall photos of camp. On leave to Moncton and then Christmas furlough including train trip both from and returning to Sussex.
Album 3. 22 pages Winter of 1941. Lots of winter scenes of camp and the training taking place.
Album 4. 50 pages. Spring 1941, Lots of mud! Photographs included are Trainings and inspection, Trip to Debert, Artillery training and Guns at Sussex and At Camp Tracadie, July 1941. Pictures of Honeymoon June 1941. Boarding the train at Sussex July 19, 1941 en route to Halifax. Troopship in mid Atlantic en route to Scotland.

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