Fonds 2018-035 - Leonard Fry photographs

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CA ON00156 2018-035

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Leonard Fry photographs

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  • 1933-1971 (Creation)

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26 photographs
2 magazines

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(1880-1963)

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Leonard Fry was born in England in 1880 and came to Canada with his family in 1913. He lived in Belleville, Ontario and worked as a fireman and engineer for the Grand Trunk and Canadian National Railways. He served in the First World War and was Regimental Sergeant Major for the 34th (Belleville) Battalion of the Canadian Field Artillery. He died in Belleville on November 20th, 1963.

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Donated by Leonard Fry's grandson, David Pershick, in April 2018.

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Photographs relating to the career of Leonard Fry, who was a member of the 34th Belleville Field Artillery and an employee of the Grand Trunk Railway and Canadian National Railway. Includes aerial view of the roundhouse in Belleville at the end of the Second World War, March 18, 1939 edition of 'Saturday Night' magazine and a souvenir edition of Canadian National Magazine with photographs of the 1951 royal visit.

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