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Image of Album, Photograph

Album, Photograph

Blue faded soft cover book (now yellowish in colour) filled with pages of photos related to the QOR, ie. The Queen, Officer's Portraits, monuments, Parade photos, Band photos, and the Annual Rifle Match

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Image of Album, Photograph

Album, Photograph

Contains photos of QOR personel and a record of their time in service, titles, awards, promotions, certificates, etc. The pages are black and the writing was done in white chalk. Some of the photos have been signed by the person in the photo. Also includes a list of dates for their services and awards and injuries/death (if KIA), and date of birth.

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Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper report on Pte, Geo. Frank Cahill, and his brother Pte. T Cahill. See notes for write up.

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Letter

Commemorative Letter "40 Years Later" to the population of Mons.

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List

Two peices of lined paper with handwritten list of arbitrary places and dates - each numbered.

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Minutes

Black and red hard cover book with "Record" on front in gold. Pages contain handwritten notes from Executive and Regular Monthly Meetings from 193901943 of the QOR Chaples

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Newspaper

Collection of newspaper articles from 1963 looking back to the landing on D-Day of the QOR

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Orders, Military

Green hard cover book with brown spine. Title on spine in gold. Pages filled with "Garrison Orders" or "Garrison Memos" or "District Memos" from 1900-1904

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Orders, Military

Regimental Standing Orders for QOR of C 1905

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Scrapbook

Inside front left cover is image of a yong girl, Maud Darracott, and a prayer for her. Pages are black and filled with newspaper clippings from WWI, a drawing in Muskoka, and some military weddings. Black folder inside front cover contains photocopies of all the clippings.

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Image of "Born Lucky": One D-Day Doger's Story Regimental Sergeant Major Harry Fox, MBE - Biography

"Born Lucky": One D-Day Doger's Story Regimental Sergeant Major Harry Fox, MBE - Biography

Biography written by Cameron about Harry Fox and his time in the QOR, primarily during WWII

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1865 Central Administration Battalion Letter Book - Book, Record

Brown hardcover bound record book with blue pages. Contains copies of letters from the 2nd Central Administration Battalion, located at Butlers Barracks, Niagara-on-the-Lake from February 23, 1865 to April 24, 1865. Most of the letters are from Lieutenant Colonel Durie, Commanding Officer and from Lieutenant Fred Dixon, Adjutant. Letters given a number (includes 36-95).

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1910 Re-Union - Book

Celebrating Pellatt's 80th Birthday. Contains articles about the "English Trip 1910", as well as photos; nominal roll; and brief timeline history of the regiment

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Image of 1935 Trip to England Photo Album  - Album, Photograph

1935 Trip to England Photo Album - Album, Photograph

Contains brown pages with photos ffrom the trip to England in 1935. Each page has a caption with context written in white chalk. Inside front voer in chalk is "F. Clifford Lennox 92 1/2 Spencer Ave, Toronto visit to England, France, and Belgium with Detachment of Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - Guests of the Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) Oct. 11 - Nov 11, 1935". Front cover reads in gold "Snapshots".

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1st Battalion Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - List

Five pages with typed font outlining the history of the 1st BN, including: commanding officer, camp, battles, officers, honours, and awards.

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2 QOR - Book, Record

Contains and alphabatized index at front of book divided by letter tabs. Index contains the type of correspondance or individual involved with the correspondance and the corresponding page number. The rest of the book contains varied forms of correspondance and inquaries with the QOR of Canada's Quartermaster and treasurer. Title on spine.

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Image of 2nd Battalion Standing Orders - Orders, Military

2nd Battalion Standing Orders - Orders, Military

Black sot cover bound book (no spine covering). Contains typed orders fro 2nd Battalion. Includes: Dress and equiptment; duties; mechanical transport; civilian vehicles; security; routine; administration; fire orders; and disipline. Issued by Lt. Cl. RF MacKay MCCD.

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2nd Bn Sgts' Mess Minute Book - Minutes

Blue hardcover bound book with red spine and corners. Pages contain meeting minutes of the Sergeants' Mess of the 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from August 23, 1940 to Decebmer 21, 1951. Some pages typed and glued into the book.

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Image of 3rd Battalion at Valcartier and on the HMT Tunisia - Album, Photograph

3rd Battalion at Valcartier and on the HMT Tunisia - Album, Photograph

Photograph album consisting of 29 black and white photos of members of the 3rd Battalion at Valcartier Camp and aboard the HMT Tunisia while crossing to England. Also includes Admin Staff War establismnt dated 15 October 1914

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A COY Record Book - Record, Military

Green and red hard cover record book. Front contains minutes from the "A" company annual meetings. Back contains "Cash Book" for company 1912-1918. 3 receipts fron JD Gibbons printing company folded and placed between 190-191. "The Home Bank of Canada" folder at 182

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Image of Album of Officers Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1893 - Album, Photograph

Album of Officers Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1893 - Album, Photograph

Medium sized black leather book with "Officers Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1893" in gold on front cover. First page has hand written inscription. each page has one portrait of a QOR personnel, below picture is their name and rank. Pages are very thick cardstock.

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Attestation Sheets HQ COY "A" COY 1940 - Book, Record

Contains the Attestation sheets and certificates of medical examinations for each personnel in 1940. Sheets arranged alphabetically within rank and platoon. Includes platoons 1-4 of H2COY Rifleman, Corporals, Sergeants; and COY A Rifleman, Corporals, Sergeants and Registration staff, and super staff.

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Band & Bugles Minute Book - Minutes

Brown patterned book with dark brown taped spine. Sticker on the front that says "Band & Bugles 1866-1887". Book's pages fulled with handwritten minutes from band and bugle meetings. Inside front cover is a folded typed page with info on the front for Captain C Swift on May 18 1922.

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Band Regulation and Service Book - Record, Service

Black hardcover book containing regulations for the Band, a service roll (name, rank, date of enrollment, witness, instrument, unifom checklist, remarks), and an attendance record with a list of names of those present at practice.

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Image of Biographies 1st and 2nd Battalion - Book, Record

Biographies 1st and 2nd Battalion - Book, Record

Filled with briefing sheets on Lieut. Col, Majors, Captains, Lieutenants, and Second Lieutenants. Pages include information on: rank, decorations, DOB, marital status, education, religion, languages, date of seniority, promotions, and military service record. Inside back cover are three packets of loose action requests.

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Image of Book Museum Newsletters 1959-1965 - Newsletter

Book Museum Newsletters 1959-1965 - Newsletter

Collection of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "Regimental Newsletters". Appears to have been published by the Regimental Depot, in Currie Barracks, Calgary, Alberta.

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Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette: QOR Sergeant's Mess - Book, Record

Brown hard cover book with title on cover and spine in gold. Book contains the Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette from Sat July 2, 1892 (No 1253 Vol XLIX) - December 31, 1892 (No 1279 Vol XLIX).

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Image of Calgary Alberta Training - Scrapbook

Calgary Alberta Training - Scrapbook

39 photos of training in Calgary Alberta. Photos displayed on pages in groups or alone with labels describing the photo's context. Photos are black and white. Pages bound with a hard black cover. Embossed trademark image of Buch-Album No 4718 on back page.

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Image of Calgary Alberta Training - Scrapbook

Calgary Alberta Training - Scrapbook

Calgary Alberta Training 121 photos bound together by a black hard cover. Red number "I" on spine. Photos are black and white and vary in size. Pictures tend to have a label describing the context of photo or group of photos. Embossed image on back page of trademark image Buch-Album.

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Image of Canada Post Card 1897 - Postcard

Canada Post Card 1897 - Postcard

1 Canada Post card warning for 1897 Regimental Church Parade

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Canadian Contingent Diary - Diary

125 pages - last entry pg.118 on February 15, 1900. First entry is October 25, 1899. Diary belonged to Edgar Henry Redway - 2nd special service Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment.

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Image of Captain Gunther Military Scrapbook 1885 - Scrapbook

Captain Gunther Military Scrapbook 1885 - Scrapbook

Contains miscellaneous collections of mementos from 1885-1910. Includes newspaper clippings, notes, journal and newspaper photos, personnel correspondances, event booklets and brochures, military orders, and formation images.

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Casualty Book - Book, Record

Casualty Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. Green and brown hardcover book containing names, company, age, dates of enrollment, and discharge form from Queen's Own Rifles with remarks.

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Casualty Book - Book, Record

Song of the QOR pasted into the front cover. Song composed by Sergt. J. Campbell No. GCO, 1866. The service roll is organized alphabetically by last name. Includes their: comapny, full name, enrollement date, discharge date, and remarks.

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Casualty Book - Book, Record

Large dark green hardcover book with leather spine. Compiled by R. Pellatt. Book contains the nominal rolls of all Queen's Own officers including non-commissioned officers and rifleman who served during World War I. Roll contains their field unit, whether they were KIA, DOW, died, wounded, or deserted with the date of event. Names of officers are alphabetized by last name.

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Image of Casualty Book - Service Rolls 1940-1950 No 6 QOR  - Record, Military

Casualty Book - Service Rolls 1940-1950 No 6 QOR - Record, Military

Beige cloth covered hard cover book. Contains list of names with company, regimental number, enrollment date, discharge date, and remarks (reason for discharge). Organized by first letter of last name (not alphabetical).

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Image of Casualty Book 1940 5 QOR 1st Battn - Record, Military

Casualty Book 1940 5 QOR 1st Battn - Record, Military

Beige cloth covered hardcover book. Contains a list of names with corresponding company, enrollment and discharge dates, and remarks (reason for discharge), organized by first letter of last name (not alphabetical).

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Image of Casualty Book 5 QOR 2nd Battn.  - Record, Military

Casualty Book 5 QOR 2nd Battn. - Record, Military

Beige cloth hard cover book. Contains a list of names with company, age, enrollment date, discharge date, and remarks (reason for discharge) organized by first letter of last name (sections not alphabetical).

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Image of Casualty Book No 3 QOR  - Roll, Muster

Casualty Book No 3 QOR - Roll, Muster

Beige hard cover book. Contains lists of names including: company, age, enrollement date; discharge date, and remarks (sometimes when/where/why they were discharged). Organized by first letter of their last name.

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Image of Casualty Book No 4 QOR 1st Battn.  - Record, Military

Casualty Book No 4 QOR 1st Battn. - Record, Military

Beige cloth hard cover book. Contains a list of names with company, age, enrollment date, discharge date, and remarks (reason for discharge) organized by first letter of last name (sections not alphabetical).

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Casualty Book No 4. QOR 2nd Bn - Book, Record

Large hard cover leather book covered by grey cloth. Title printed in black on spine. Additional sticker on spine reads "Casualty Book 1919". Contains list of Soldiers discharged and killed in action in alphabetical order divided by letter tabs along right side of book. Information includes service company, full names, date of enrollement, discharge, and remarks. At the front of the book there is a supplimentary "Seniority List of Officers at Head ...

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Casualty Book QOR Cadet Corp Circa 1920 - Book, Record

Grey hard cover book with title on spine. Pages arranged alphabetically. Pages contain information on name, company, age, enrollement date, discharge date, and remarks. In "A" section there is a card inserted between pages that lists the cadets who went to Valcartier

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Image of Certificate of Discharge Book - Book, Record

Certificate of Discharge Book - Book, Record

Black hard cover book filled with blank Certificates of Discharge. Two certificates used. Top of Certificate says, "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada," while middle in red reads, "Certificate of Discharge."

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Image of Correspondence In and Out: Queen's Own Rifles Sergeants Mess - Record, Military

Correspondence In and Out: Queen's Own Rifles Sergeants Mess - Record, Military

Compilation of correspondences between the years 1962-1971

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Image of D-Day 1944 Our Glorious Dead - Book, Record

D-Day 1944 Our Glorious Dead - Book, Record

Contains an alphabetical list of the deceased from various battles on D-Day (primarily) and into 1945. List for each individual contains their name, regimental #, rank, company, and sometimes cause of death. The alphabetical lists are organized under the battle in which they died.

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Diary Officers Records 1921-1934 - Diary

Purple hardcover book with title on spine. First lined pages include a list of officers with page numbers, and an index for years covered throughout the record. Following pages have handwritten accounts of daily activities. Toward the back of the book are records related to the previous list of officers, that include short biographies

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Image of Diary of Lieut. R.S. Cassels North-West Field Force 1885 - Diary

Diary of Lieut. R.S. Cassels North-West Field Force 1885 - Diary

Light brown folder with stack of typed pages attached with split pins. Pages filled with typed diary written by R.S. Cassel during the Riel Rebellion

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Image of Diary of Lieut. R.S. Cassels North-West field force 1885 - Diary

Diary of Lieut. R.S. Cassels North-West field force 1885 - Diary

Brown soft cover book with sticker on front with title. Pages filled with typed account of R.S. Cassels during the Riel Rebellion

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Image of Diary of Rfn. J.A. Forin No 3 Coy WOR Jan 1885 - Dec 1885 - Diary

Diary of Rfn. J.A. Forin No 3 Coy WOR Jan 1885 - Dec 1885 - Diary

Typed off-white pages stapled in top left corner. Pages contain notes and diary of J.A. Forin for the year 1885, documenting his life and time with the QOR during the Riel Rebellion. Full manuscript in the Library of the Canadian Military Institute in Toronto

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Image of Enlistment Book 10 B-66000 to B-95983 - Book, Record

Enlistment Book 10 B-66000 to B-95983 - Book, Record

Small brown soft plastic cover, flexi-ring loose leaf book. Two tabs on cover, first reads: B-66000 to B-95983, socond label reads: "10". "M-R" written over first label in ink. Contains enlistment fron 1939-1940. Top of each page has title "Queen's Own Rifles" and contains personal information like: Reg. number, COY, ranke, name, hometown, age, marriage status, next of kin, children's names, DOB, etc.

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Image of Enlistment Book B-66000 - B-65699 - Book, Record

Enlistment Book B-66000 - B-65699 - Book, Record

Contains enlistment forms for the QOR of C for 1942. The forms record personal information and military information, including: name, rank, regimental #, company, hometown, next of kin, children, date of birth, and address.

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Enlistments - 198th BN, WWI QOR Buffs - Book, Record

Green hard cover book with black binders tape on spine. Sticker on cover with title. Pages contain a "Register of Recruits" for the 198th overseas battalion CEF. Info includes: Regimental number, name, nationality, age, height, chest measure, weight, complexion, eye and hair colour, distinctive marks, occupation, religion, place of birth, enlistment dates, marital status, address of next of kin, and remarks.

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Ex-Officers Listing - Book, Record

Contains a list of all ex-officers no currently serving active status with the Regiment. Honourary Members of the officers mess listed as well. Organized alphabetically by last name into tabbed sections. Includes each member's name, years in regiment, rank, decorations, address, whether they have been elected an honourary member, and remarks.

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Image of From "Reminiscences of a Pioneer in Saskatchewan"  - Reminiscence

From "Reminiscences of a Pioneer in Saskatchewan" - Reminiscence

Brown soft cover book bound together by a string fed through two holes. Title handwritten on front in black ink. Book recounts the experience of James Clinkskill during the Northwest Rebellion. Back cover has handwritten pages and notes in pencil.

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Image of Greeting 1960 - Photograph

Greeting 1960 - Photograph

Greetings to 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from Brigadier, Commander GA Turcot, 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade Group. Dated in hand written script: Camp Wainwright, 1 July 1968. Hand written note on back.

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History of the Regimant 1896-1910, Record of Officer Service 1896-1910 First Class Staff-Sergeants - Book

Contains a history of the regimant from 1896-1910, a list of officers organized in alphabetical order at the front of the book with letter tab sections for officers' last names. Next to name is the page number on wich the record for the officer is found. Also contains a list of First Class Staff-Sergeants.

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Inventair At(elier?) Mouvem(ent) de Pieces - Book, Record

Large hard cover book with spine cover missing, and title sticker on front cover has half removed. Originally used to track inventory, later repurposed to list the state of Q.O.R. personnel in World War II, 1945. The code for deciphering the personnels' state at discharge is written on the first page. The code identifies if the personnel is K.I.A, D. of W., Wounded, Dead, etc. The other information provided includes the persons names and regimenta ...

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Image of James G.K. Strathy Archives - Scrapbook

James G.K. Strathy Archives - Scrapbook

Album contains the military and personal documents, correspondance, photos, and newspaper clippings of James G.K. Strathy betwwen 1936-1977.

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Journal of William James Watts - Diary

Typed journal from William James Watts from the Riel Rebellion 1885.

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Image of Korea and Victoria - Scrapbook

Korea and Victoria - Scrapbook

Book contains thick pages with 113 photographs attached, pages seperated by thin tissue.

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Image of Korea and Victoria - Scrapbook

Korea and Victoria - Scrapbook

Book contains thick pages with 33 photographs attached, pages seperated by thin tissue.

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Letter Book VRC 1875-87 - Book, Letter

Book contains copies of letters (on thin tissue) from members of the VTC during the years 1875-1887

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List of Appendices for War Diary - List

Off white paper with typed print. List of appendicecs. Glued paper on left side with "His Majesties Service" on it.

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List of Personnel in the University Company QOR on Active Service. - List

Photocopy of a handwritten list of the QOR personnel in the University Company who served in the Fenian Raids and the Battle of Ridgeway in active service. Names are arranged in columns according to the row the person is located in the photograph.

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List of the University Company QOR in photograph - List

Photocopy of typed list of University Company QOR Active service personnel in the photo 04588.1 who participated in the Fenian Raid and thw Battle of Ridgeway. Indicates the photo was taken at Stratford. Names arranged into sections according to their position in the photo.

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Major George H. Needler Papers - Papers

Major Needler's Obituary - Toronto Telegram, January 2, 1962 Publications - Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Christ Church, Bobcaygeon, Aug 14, 1946 - From Scotland to Huron: A History of the Kerr Family by Wilfred Brenton Kerr, published 1949

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Major J.O. Thorn Q.M. Letters 1848-1915 - Letter

Large black hard-cover book with brown triangle corner sections and book binders tape on spine. Sticker on spine has handwritten title, sticker below it reads "o". Contains a compilation of letters fron 1848-1915 concerning a plethora of topics. Letters are on a thin tissue paper.

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Militia Orders Book - Orders, Military

Large green hard cover book, corners and spine covered in thin layer of leather. Top cover not attached to rest of book. Contains a compilation of miscellaneous orders between 1862-1868. Includes printed orders, printed mail/memos and statements.

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Minute Book - Book, Record

Pages contain names and regimental numbers. Several pages count total numbers of staff and officers (pg 102-104). 161-192 = discharge certificates issued - names, dates, company, and rank.

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Image of Minute Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire - Book, Record

Minute Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire - Book, Record

Title found on front page of book. Contains handwritten meeting notes from 1908-1915. Meeting notes from executive and general meeting, and list of volunteers for events planned by the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, Annual Meetings as well.

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Image of Minute book Executive Committee The QOR of C Regiment Fund - Minutes

Minute book Executive Committee The QOR of C Regiment Fund - Minutes

Black three-ring binder with sticker on front and cover with title. Binder filled with typed minutes from meeting of the Executive Commitee of the QOR of C Regimental Fund. Some handwritten notes folded in back (loose) from meetings.

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Image of Minutes of the Sergeants' Mess of the 2nd Res. Bn QOR of C - Book, Record

Minutes of the Sergeants' Mess of the 2nd Res. Bn QOR of C - Book, Record

Contains minutes from the meetings in teh Sergeant's Mess between 1943-1949.

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Image of Muster Roll Book No. 4 Q.O.R. - Roll, Muster

Muster Roll Book No. 4 Q.O.R. - Roll, Muster

Large hard cover book covered in grey cloth. Title embossed on spine in black. Has 470 pages. Contains muster roll and company annual drill information, number, rank, and name, remarks.

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Image of Muster Roll Book No.3 Q.O.R.  - Roll, Muster

Muster Roll Book No.3 Q.O.R. - Roll, Muster

Large hard cover book covered in grey cloth. Contains muster roll and company anual drill information such as: number, rank and name, remarks. Has 470 pages. Title on spine in black.

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Image of My Memoirs of WW2 - Reminiscence

My Memoirs of WW2 - Reminiscence

Reflection sotry by Jim McCullough describing his time with the QOR and experience during WWII and on D-Day

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