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First World War photographs

  • CA ON00156 2012-14
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Photographs of military personnel, taken during the First World War. Some are signed 'R.G.S.', including a photograph of the Halifax Explosion. The collection also includes a set of Ottawa street scenes.

Individuals identified in the photographs include: Jim Parm, Petty Officer Pace, Ted Lazier, Ted Wallbridge, Keith Petepiece, Reg Stevens [probably Reginald Garnet Stevens, 1896-1971, the R.G.S. who took the photographs], P. Domville, Colonel W. J. McEllinny.

Ottawa street scenes depict: Parliament Hill, Lovers Walk, Government House, Chateau Laurier, the Eastern Departmental Block, Interprovincial Bridge, City Hall Square, the Rideau Canal locks.

Philip Etter records

  • CA ON00156 2012-12
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2012

Photographs from World War Two, Philip Etter's identification cards, literature on the navy and military, correspondence with the Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association, newspaper articles, newspapers from World War Two, House of Commons releases, the journal "The Red Duster".

Etter, Philip Herbert

Digital copies of C. P. Devos photographs of Camp Mohawk

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.09 & 2009.20
  • Series
  • 1917-1918

Digital copies of photographs taken by Sergeant Christopher Paulus Devos, a flight instructor for 84 Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto, Ontario.

Devos, Christopher Paulus

Digital photographs of Royal Air Force graves and memorials in Deseronto cemetery

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.02
  • File
  • 2014-2015

Photographs:

  1. Memorial to RAF men who died in Canada
  2. Grave of Cadet John Robson
  3. Grave of Private Frederick W. Grand
  4. Grave of 1st Air Mechanic George Marshall
  5. Grave of Sergeant John Holland
  6. Grave of Lieutenant Colin G. Coleridge
  7. Grave of Lieutenant C. J. Humphreys
  8. Grave of Cadet Carl A. Bender (taken in April 2015)

Hill, Amanda

Digital copies of materials relating to Harty Wilson Morden

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.17
  • Collection
  • 1917-1919

Copies of textual materials relating to Harty Wilson Morden, a First World War veteran born in Deseronto: a letter of recommendation written by Morden about Barry Barnes’ father (Morden’s batman) and copies of British Army materials relating to Morden.

Stapley family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.06
  • Collection
  • 1918

Photographs depicting aircraft and airmen of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, principally taken in and around Camp Rathbun, the pilot training camp situated to the north of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority of individuals pictured are not identified, although the captions 'Jimmie Russell' and 'Cadet Mitchell' appear on two of the photographs.

Stapley (family)

Digital copies of Royal Flying Corps photographs from George Edward Munk

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.20
  • File
  • 1917-1918

Photographs from an album compiled by George Munk during his time with the 85th Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto and CampTaliaferro in Fort Worth, Texas.

Munk, George Edward

Materials transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.04
  • Collection
  • 1931-1951
  1. Plan of the Town of Deseronto, with lot numbers, 1931
  2. File of correspondence labelled 'Police Court' containing letters relating to fines issued for speeding in Deseronto, 1950-1951
  3. Printed copy of The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan broadcast by Mackenzie King on 17 December 1939

Town of Deseronto

Hobbs family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.10
  • Collection
  • 1917 - 1918

Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.

Bill Sharpe collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.24
  • Collection
  • c.2000-2010

Audio recordings of Bill Sharpe's recollections of the Second World War, made for the sound archive of the Imperial War Museum in London, England. The photographs show Bill Sharpe meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Canada House in London.

Sharpe, William Clarence

Flying Officer Lawrence collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.22
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918

Scanned copies of five photographs collected by Flying Officer Lawrence, an instructor at one of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force pilot training camps in Deseronto, Ontario, during the First World War.
1) Aircraft being recovered from the Bay of Quinte by a launch
2–4) Aerial photographs of aircraft C187 with a man ‘wing-walking’ [Lieutenant Ned Ballough]
5) Three men standing next to crashed aircraft C245

Digital copies of photographs relating to Sergeant Reginald Lickfold

  • CA ON00156 2020-034
  • Series
  • c.1940

Scanned copies of 25 photographs taken during Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment training exercises in Petawawa during the Second World War, with transcription of notes made on the reverse of the photographs.

Lickfold, Reginald John

Digitized photographs taken by Harry McBride of the Royal Flying Corps

  • CA ON00156 DA 2015.20
  • Series
  • 1917-1918

Scanned images of two photograph albums compiled by Harry McBride while he was serving as a rigger in the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto, Ontario, and in Texas. Includes a copy of his discharge papers.

McBride, Harry

J. Allan Smith Royal Flying Corps Training Camps Collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2001.11-14, 16-33
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918, [ca. 1983]

Collection comprises photographs of the two First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps at Deseronto, Ontario and notes for an unpublished book, 'Wings Over Deseronto', on the history of the camps. Camp Mohawk and Camp Rathbun were in operation between May 1917 and November 1918, training men to be pilots for the Western Front. The photographs in this collection are originals and reproductions depicting the aircraft, staff and cadets of the Royal Flying Corps, principally in the Deseronto camps, but also at Camps Borden and Leaside (Ontario) and Camp Taliaferro, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Smith, James Allan

Photographs and papers from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2010.27
  • Collection
  • c.1917-1958

Photographs, postcards, and school reports from members of the Covert and Cole families of Deseronto, Ontario. Some photographs are from the First World War training camps in Deseronto.

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