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Shadow box with a wooden frame and green mating. On the left side is a sepia portrait of a soldier in uniform (hat tilted to the left). Underneath is "B155222/ Bugler/ Rifleman James Dickson/ Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" in black font on white paper. On the right side is a set of five medals and a silver pin. Medals are: (L-R) The 1939-1945 Star; The France-Germany Star; The Defence Medal; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War Medal 1939-1945 ...

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Book of Remembrance Plaque. Has the following quote "Upon these pages are written in proud and everlasting memory the names of the men and women of our navy, army, and air force, and those Canadians in the Armed Services of other nations and allies of the British Commonwealth, who in the Second World War, gave their lives for Canada, and in defense of the sacred liberties of all mankind."

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Memorial Plaque for Sidney Stephen Ryan, from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Includes details of the death of Rifleman Ryan, B/64309 KIA June 6, 1944. Record displayed on a wooden back.

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6 pounder anti tank round. Brass, copper, and steel construction.

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Two elastic bands connected to rifle green felt bordered in red with QOR in red centered on the band.

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List of men who served between June 6 1944 and May 8 1945 with the QOR of C from Upper Canada College Cadets. Framed in black frame. (Transcribed fully in Notes).

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6 pounder anti tank round. Brass, copper, and steel construction.

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Wooden frame with gold coloured trim and green mating. Picture of Sergeant Nick Zamaria in his Battle Dress Uniform. Picture is coloured. Miniature military medal, 1939-1945 star, France-Germany star, Defense Medal, Volunteer Service Medal with clasp, and Overseas Medal.

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Two hardened fibre identification tags on card. One red circular tag and one green octagon shaped tag. Both have the same information stamped onto them "RFN B63624 BOWMAN I PRES CDN". The octagon green tag has the name "BOWMAN IV" with an extra letter. The "PRES" represents the soldiers religion - Presbyterian.

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Black and white unframed but matted photograph of senior NCOs post WWII. Most served as RSM at some point. Likely taken in the Sergeants' Mess.

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Black and white unframed but matted photograph of senior NCOs post WWII. Most served as RSM at some point. Likely taken in the Sergeants' Mess.

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Photo of QOR Sergeants' mess post WWII - possibly in front of University Armoury

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Image of a white cross at a grave. Cross has black writing on it stating: "B64309, RFN Ryan S.S., QOR of C, K/A, 6.6.44" On back is written " Beny sur mer Canadian Cemetary Plot I Row C Grave 6 'This is a temporary wooden cross with the Imperial War Graves Commission will replace a permenant headstone' wife Mrs Priscilla Elsie Ryan 16 Spelhurst Rd. Hackney, London."

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Two photos in black frame with white mat board. Images are of WWII Era. Left photo shows officers being inspected. Right photo shows soldiers on parade. Possibly King George.

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Image of 1941/09/10

1941/09/10

Officers of the 1BN QOR, named on bottom.

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Image of 1944/  /

1944/ /

Shadow box with three openings. Top is a silver QOR badge. Below is a silver cross with 5 medals placed below. L-R = The 1939-1945 Star; The France and Germany Star; The Defence Medal; The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War Medal 1939-1945. Below the medals is a label with "Rifleman Philippe Plante 1921-1944" Landed D-Day June 6, 1944. KIA June 11, 1944. At bottom is a write up on the D-Day events.

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Image of 1944/  /

1944/ /

Poster sized print. White ink on black paper depicting a map and war scenes. The settlements names on the map are: Berniers-sur-mer, Tailleville, Beny-sur-mer, Basly, Anguerny, and Anisy. The legend shows beach guns, anti-tank guns, field guns, medium guns, coastal guns, and "resistance nests". Designed and printed by CWO John Figa.

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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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Image of 15c WT Model -

15c WT Model -

Plastic model of a 15c WT truck. CZ 232510 painted in white on the truck door.

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Image of 1939-1945 Star - 1711/20/16

1939-1945 Star - 1711/20/16

Unmounted single 1939-1949 Star medal and ribbon.

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Image of 1st BN The Queens Own Rifles of Canada  - 1945

1st BN The Queens Own Rifles of Canada - 1945

Card with image of 6 rows of soldiers in uniform posed outside of a brick building with 6 square windows, and one arched window in the background. Under the image reads "1st BN The Queens Own Rifles of Canada; W.O.'S. SSGNTS and SGNTS; Germany 1945". On the back each soldiers name is listed.

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1st Battalion Queen's Own Rifles War Diaries June 1944 to May 1945 -

Green CD in white case with clear cover. Top of CD has "Queen's Own Rifles" in white, 3 insignias of the QOR of C, and the title in black lettering on right side of CD.

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1st Battalion Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Sussex Camp NB - 1941/06/24

Antique/sepia coloured photograph in brown wood frame with tan matting. Image showing large group of soldier posed outside on a hill with tents in the background on the right side and houses in the background on the left. Band seated together on the bottom left. Title written in white at bottom of the image.

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Image of 2 inch Mortar -

2 inch Mortar -

2 inch mortar tube and base with illumination round and HE round.

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Image of 3rd Btn, Queen's Own Rifles, C.A. Camp Niagara, Sept 1942 - September 1942

3rd Btn, Queen's Own Rifles, C.A. Camp Niagara, Sept 1942 - September 1942

Formal panoramic black and white photo of 3rd Battalion, QOR troops in shirts, shorts, wedge caps and some in ties, in front of bell tents and army trucks in September 1942.

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Image of 40mm Artillery Shell Casing - 1944/  /

40mm Artillery Shell Casing - 1944/ /

Tall Metal casing (brass) with 40mm head attached.

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50th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorative Medal - 1994/ /

Commemorative medal of the 50th Annivesary of the D-Day landing present by the French government in 1994.

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Image of Anguerny - La place de la Croix - Brodeuse sur filet - 1944/06/06

Anguerny - La place de la Croix - Brodeuse sur filet - 1944/06/06

Plaque: "6 Juin 1994 - 50 Anniversaire du Debarquement Anguerny reconnaissante au Regiment Queens Own Rifles au libera la commune le 6 Juin 1944." Black and white photo reproduction of a village scene with children and families in the street.

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Image of Anisy, Normandie - France  -

Anisy, Normandie - France -

Colour framed aerial photo of Anisy, France

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B&W Photo -

B&W QOR marching down front street, heading east. 3 horses at the front followed by 2 jeeps. Band - reserve 2nd battalion from Toronto followed by unit - multiple companies. British flags on lamp posts, snow on sides of the streets, spectators on the sidewalks.

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Battledress Ballads - 02361

A collection of verse written by soldiers who fought at Normany and D-Day

Record Type: Library

Image of Brass Band, 1st Battalion The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Canadian Overseas 1941 - 1941

Brass Band, 1st Battalion The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Canadian Overseas 1941 - 1941

Brass Band of the 1st Battalion in England Sjt E. O. Crowe, Conductor BACK ROW: Crowe, E.O.; Saltshore, George; Buchanan, "Buck"; Blencoe, Ted; Beatty, W.H. Thomson, Thomas D.; Cocking, Ed; Blackwell, Melvin; Potter, Tom; Browne, Garth E.; Paddle, George S. FRONT ROW: Willet, W.E. "Ted"; Lahaie, R. "Ruddy" J.; Liznick, George; Brown, Fred M.; Price, Ernie; Parkinson, T.E.; Partridge, R. G.; Graham, Thomas B.; Brokine, Ted [Names provided by ...

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Image of Bren MK1M - 1943/  /

Bren MK1M - 1943/ /

Bren MK1 Light machine gun. Has bipod attached to barrel, and a 30 round magazine on top. Wooden stock and grip coverings. M5471.

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Image of Buckingham Palace Parade -

Buckingham Palace Parade -

Black and white photo of six World War II NCO's at Buckingham Palace to receive decorations

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Image of Button Polish Tin -

Button Polish Tin -

Small silver tin with paper label; lip around top edge. Pouring spout with red lid on top. Lid has scalloped edges. Label is brown with white text and a red stripe on the top and bottom edges. Label reads " Goddard's Button Polish Invisible on Khaki". Label on the back contains application instructions.

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Image of Buy Victory Bonds Poster -

Buy Victory Bonds Poster -

Framed poster with black frame and green background with light green maple lead. Written on poster in large orange letters is "Buy Victory Bonds."

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Canada at War: 1 & 2 -

VHS tape with red plastic case. Title on cover and spine, description of subjects on the back, including: Dusk, Blitzkrieg, Tear of Siege, Days of Infantry.

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Canada at War: 3 & 4 -

VHS tape with red plastic case. Title on cover and spine, description of subjects on the back, including: Ebbtide, Turn of the Tide, Road to Ortuna, New Directions.

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Canada at War: 5 & 6 -

VHS tape with red plastic case. Title on cover and spine, description of subjects on the back, including: The Norman Summer, Cinderella on the Left, Crisis on the Hill, V was for Victory, The Clouded Dawn.

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Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum April 1945 Number 49 - 02194.9

Canadian Army Training Memorandum April 1945 Number 49 - 02194.9

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum April 1946 Number 61 - 02194.20

Canadian Army Training Memorandum April 1946 Number 61 - 02194.20

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum August 1944 Number 41 - 02194.2

Canadian Army Training Memorandum August 1944 Number 41 - 02194.2

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum August 1945 Number 53 - 02194.13

Canadian Army Training Memorandum August 1945 Number 53 - 02194.13

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum December 1944 Number 45 - 02194.6

Canadian Army Training Memorandum December 1944 Number 45 - 02194.6

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum December 1945 Number 57 - 02194.16

Canadian Army Training Memorandum December 1945 Number 57 - 02194.16

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum February 1945 Number 47 - 02194.8

Canadian Army Training Memorandum February 1945 Number 47 - 02194.8

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum February 1946 Number 59 - 02194.18

Canadian Army Training Memorandum February 1946 Number 59 - 02194.18

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum January 1945 Number 46 - 02194.7

Canadian Army Training Memorandum January 1945 Number 46 - 02194.7

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum January 1946 Number 58 - 02194.17

Canadian Army Training Memorandum January 1946 Number 58 - 02194.17

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum July 1944 Number 40 - 02194.1

Canadian Army Training Memorandum July 1944 Number 40 - 02194.1

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum July 1945 Number 52 - 02194.12

Canadian Army Training Memorandum July 1945 Number 52 - 02194.12

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum June 1945 Number 51 - 02194.11

Canadian Army Training Memorandum June 1945 Number 51 - 02194.11

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum March 1946 Number 60 - 02194.19

Canadian Army Training Memorandum March 1946 Number 60 - 02194.19

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum May 1945 Number 50 - 02194.10

Canadian Army Training Memorandum May 1945 Number 50 - 02194.10

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum November 1944 Number 44 - 02194.5

Canadian Army Training Memorandum November 1944 Number 44 - 02194.5

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum November 1945 Number 56 - 02194.15

Canadian Army Training Memorandum November 1945 Number 56 - 02194.15

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1944 Number 43 - 02194.4

Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1944 Number 43 - 02194.4

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1945 Number 55 - 02194.14

Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1945 Number 55 - 02194.14

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1946 Number 67 - 02194.21

Canadian Army Training Memorandum October 1946 Number 67 - 02194.21

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Army Training Memorandum September 1944 Number 42 - 02194.3

Canadian Army Training Memorandum September 1944 Number 42 - 02194.3

Produced from 1941-1947. Training-like bulletin that provided a source of professional development and discourse for Canadian Army Personnel throughout the Second World War. Replaced in 1947 by the Canadian Army Journal.

Record Type: Library

Image of Canadian Voluntery Service medal and bar  - 1711/20/16

Canadian Voluntery Service medal and bar - 1711/20/16

Unmounted single Canadian Voluntery Service medal and bar and ribbon.

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Image of Canadian War Cemetery, Beny-sur-Mer -

Canadian War Cemetery, Beny-sur-Mer -

Black and white photograph of the entrance to Beny-Sur-Mer Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in France. Typed label inlcudes "Here lie the gallant dead of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada who fell on D-Day, June 6, 1944"

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Image of Capt. William Taylor  B65828 Wounded 10 Aug, 1944, Died of Wounds 11 Aug, 1944 - 1944/08/11

Capt. William Taylor B65828 Wounded 10 Aug, 1944, Died of Wounds 11 Aug, 1944 - 1944/08/11

Framed reproductions of Capt. Taylor's portrait, news paper obituary, grave marker, and medal. Memorial medal - silver cross with purple ribbon.

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Image of Captain RD Oatway MD, QOR Medical Officer June 1944-May 1945, Painted in Holland 1946 -

Captain RD Oatway MD, QOR Medical Officer June 1944-May 1945, Painted in Holland 1946 -

Coloured painting of an officer in uniform. Shirt brown with sleeves rolled to elbows. Dark brown tie and black belt.

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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).

Record Type: Archive

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).

Record Type: Archive

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).

Record Type: Archive

Image of Col. J. Spragge -

Col. J. Spragge -

Portrait photograph of Col. J. Spragge. Signed in blue pen, "To the 3rd Bn Queen's Own Rifles of Canada JJ Spragge BRG."

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Image of Col. Jack Lake CO QOR of Canada -

Col. Jack Lake CO QOR of Canada -

Shadow box with set of 8 medals, title plaque and photograph. Medals are: (L-R) The 1939-1945 Star; The France-Germany Star; The Defence Medal; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War Medal 1939-1945; unknown; unknown;Canadian Forces Decoration

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Image of Colonels Service Dress Tunic and Pants -

Colonels Service Dress Tunic and Pants -

Colonel's khaki Service Dress tunic and pants. Missing pips and crowns, QOR metal shoulder titles. Has Second World War service ribbons, Cyprus ribbon, Confederation ribbon, and Canadian Decoration ribbon.

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Image of Commemorative Plaque (Page of Remembrance -

Commemorative Plaque (Page of Remembrance -

Page of Remembrance for Pt Rifleman Ryan. p 435. Page laminated on wood backing.

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Image of Commemorative Plaque, Commonwealth War Graves Commission -

Commemorative Plaque, Commonwealth War Graves Commission -

Rifleman Sidney Stephen Ryan died on June 6, 1944 in BENY-SUR-MER Canadian War Cemetery, Revier, France.

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Image of Corporal CM Bloomfield -

Corporal CM Bloomfield -

Shadow box with brown frame and green mating. At top is a small photograph of a soldier in a plain uniform/ shirt. Below is written "Corporal C.M. Bloomfield/ Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" in black font on white paper. Below is a set of five medals and one badge. Badge is black with red writing "Queen's Own Rifles". Medals include: (L-R) The 1939-1945 Star; The France and Germany Star; The Defence Medal; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War M ...

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Image of Creully Sheet 37/18 -

Creully Sheet 37/18 -

Blue/Black/White map showing area south of English Channel. Label below map as "Original D-Day Invasion Map June 1944 - Carried by Lieutenant JC Auld Queen's Own Rifles.

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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.

Record Type: Archive