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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photographs of the two First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps at Deseronto, Ontario and notes for an unpublished book, 'Wings Over Deseronto', on the history of the camps.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

Duffy, Angus Bennett

Angus Duffy discusses the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, the Second World War and his role in the Emergency Measures Organization as co-ordinator for Hastings and Prince Edward counties.

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.

Grace B. Waters photograph albums

  • CA ON00156 GBW
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The First World War photograph album contains about 164 black and white or sepia photographs, 1 cartoon entitled "The same old moon", 1 coloured pencil sketch of a nurse. The album is Kodak's "Gallia" model (32.5x26x2cm) in plain black, textured leatherette. The photographs vary greatly in size from 21 x 14.5 cm to 8.5 X5.9 cm. About 40 of the photographs are signed either "E.R. Owen" or "E.R.O.". The first photograph is marked in pencil, "Donor G.B.Waters". Many of the photographs depict the Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital in Cliveden, England. Many images depict the hospital at the time of a visit by King George V and Queen Mary, a visit by Sir Robert Borden, and a visit by Winston Churchill. There are images of the hospital wards both indoors and out, the cafeteria, the linen supply, and many patients (a lot of the patients seem to be wearing special issue hospital shoes) and nurses. Subjects include: nurses of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; funerals; women ambulance drivers; trenches, military hospitals.

The second album dates from 1916 to 1921. Identified locations include: Athabaska Hall; Banff (Alberta); Red Deer; Lake St. Helena; Edmonton; Sylvan Lake; Mount Royal; Montreal (from M.G.H.); Fort William [Thunder Bay]; Lake of the Woods; Moose Jaw; Markerville; Innisfail; New York. There are several photographs of farm scenes and some of medical personnel in white coats, holding human bones.

The third album includes photographs taken at a graduation at McGill University in Montreal; scenes of Niagara Falls; photographs of cars; two photographs of hospital rooms.

This collection also includes an annual report for Kingston General Hospital, 1906; a brochure for Queen's University Hospital in Cairo, c.1915; five panoramic postcards of Le Tréport, France, c.1915; a letter from 'Elsa' of Dickson, Alberta to Ivy, Clifford and Lloyd, discussing her new job as head of a teacher training department in Ethiopia, dated 5 August 1946, and two sheets of song lyrics for the following songs:
Sheet 1
Cupid is the Captain of the Army
I've Said My Last Farewell
Those Songs My Mother Used to Sing
The Bull-Frog and the Coon
Poker Love
The Good Old U.S.A.
So Long Mary
The Tale of a Stroll
Lazy Moon

Sheet 2
Fishing
I Would Like to Marry You
As We Swing, Sweetheart
Drummer Song
Dear Old Johnstown
When I Rode on the Choo Choo Cars
I Fell in Love With Polly
Hey! Mister Joshua
Hiram Green, Good-Bye
It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet, Home

Waters, Grace Brown

Display panels on Royal Flying Corps

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.08
  • File
  • 2009

Five display panels relating to the activities of the Royal Flying Corps in the Deseronto, Ontario, area during the First World War.

Hunt, C. W. (Claude William)

Poster commemorating Ontario School for the Deaf veterans

  • CA ON00156 2013-19/3
  • Item
  • 2010

Poster with photographs of 11 men from the Ontario School for the Deaf who served in the First and Second World Wars. The men are: Howard Joshua Lloyd, Thomas Edgar Noble, Henry Lloyd Ingram, William Stanley Nurse, Malcolm Wesley Parks, Thomas Alfred Pratt (First World War) and John Wesley Hodgson, Leaworthy Ellis Morrison, James Addison Rickaby, Andrew Carson Stratton, Robert Harold Vaughan (Second World War).

Fano, Donna

Bill Sinclair collection

  • CA ON00156 2014-37
  • Collection
  • 1965-2009

Railway and Air Force books and memorabilia.

Sinclair, William Lewis

Digital reproductions of 155th Battalion photographs

  • CA ON00156 2019-097
  • File
  • 1916

Two digital reproductions of photographs of the 155th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, raised in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties in 2015. The Battalion sailed for Europe on October 18th 1916.

Grand Trunk Railway Regiment, 1867

File contains typescript correspondence from Leslie Whitford to Mrs. J.W. Sargent Secretary, Hastings County Historical Society March 6-March12, 1964 concerning the 1871 annual inspection of the Grand Trunk Railway Brigade in Belleville under the command of Captains Nunn and Crowther. Also contains a photocopied article entitled “The Grand Trunk Railway Brigade” by Barbara Wilson, concerning special militia units composed of employees of the Grand Trunk Railway authorized by Canadian Order in Council in 1867 to act in states of emergency (published in the Canadian Army Journal 17 (2) in 1963).

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