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Image of WWI German Epaulette 39th -

WWI German Epaulette 39th -

One blue/grey wool epaulette from a German First World War uniform. The number 39 is embroidered using a chain stitch on the front/top of the epaulette with red/orange thread. A brass button with the number 11 embossed on it is attached using a small piece of wood through eye at back. Off-white thread sewn around perimeter. Machine manufactured.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWI QOR Recruiting Poster - 21/08/1914

WWI QOR Recruiting Poster - 21/08/1914

Simple framed handwritten recruiting poster for the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada for soldiers to serve overseas in the First World War. "Men Wanted for Foreign Service with Queen's Own $175 per day until you leave Toronto $1.10 per day including Sunday afterwards; and no way of spending much" Also handwritten is "posted 21/8/14"

Record Type: Object

Image of WWI Trench Art Ashtray - 1916/  /

WWI Trench Art Ashtray - 1916/ /

Brass end of an ammo shell with legs added to create an ashtray. Canada badge attached to front.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Dubbin Can -

WWII Dubbin Can -

Circular tin with "Seal Brand Waterproof Dubbin Superior Supply Co. Hamilton Ont." written on top. Black stamping all around tin. "Seal brand Dubbin XZ" written on side.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Snare Drum -

WWII Snare Drum -

WWII QOR Snare drum made of wood and metal. Wood has painted QOR insignia and WWI battle honours on side.

Record Type: Object

Image of War Planes in Battle Dress 1914-1918 - 00337

War Planes in Battle Dress 1914-1918 - 00337

Images and descriptions of war planes and their decorations through the First World War.

Record Type: Library

War Service Badge - Army Class B -

Circular badge made from sterling silver, pin-fitting on reverse. Inscription on front of badge "For King and Europe" and "Service Rendered" along exterior of badge. Royal insignia in centre of reverse. "GRI" surmounted by a tudor crown. Silver hallmark on reverse "C72390" Badge awarded to CEF members who served in the U.K. or the Front and were honourably discharged, or retired due to old age.

Record Type: Object

Image of Warrior's Chapel Canterbury Cathedral -

Warrior's Chapel Canterbury Cathedral -

Displays a QOR cap badge on the window and the "Book of Life" containing the names of the soldiers of The Buffs and the Queens Own Rifles of Canada who fell in the two World Wars

Record Type: Photo

World War I Diary The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 3 bn-1 Bde 21 Aug 1914-25 Jan 1915 -

Large brown flat file containing the documents associated with the 3 Bn (Battalion) War Diary. Title attached to front cover via sticker. Documents in diary describe the daily summary of the 3 Bn's activities, orders, events of note, and weather. Also includes newspaper clippings mentioning the arrival of Canadian troops at Plymouth as the first war contingency from Canada in the war, a postcard, and two photos of the "Lond (London) Wagon Show" de ...

Record Type: Object