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Image of Sterilizing Outfit -

Sterilizing Outfit -

Small blue metal box with hinged lid. Front painted with :Sterilizing Outfit for use with Water Bottles","Keep Dry Manufactured by Frederick Stearns & Company of Canada, Limited Windsor Ontario". Inside are two small viles with black lids - one blue label "Sterilizer", and one off-white label "Taste Remover". Inside of lid has directions for use.

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Image of Summer Bush Shirt -

Summer Bush Shirt -

Two pocket summer bush shirt, and trousers made of cotton light weight material. Worn by Lieutenat P. Simundson B806571 from 1960-68. Tunic: Tunic is to be worn tucked into the trousers, two chest pocket, two epaulettes which have Green clip ons with Lieutenant pips sewn on, Queen's Own Rifles brassard on right shoulder, and Black enlistedmans whistle lanyard. Trouser: Of same material as tunic, high waisted, large belt loops to be worn wit ...

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Image of Summer Mess Kit -

Summer Mess Kit -

Summer mess kit, white jacket, red vest, black trousers and suspenders

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Image of Summer TW Uniform  -

Summer TW Uniform -

Tropical Worsted SD uniform with Col ranks, QOR badging, general staff tabs, ribbons, and parachute wings.

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Image of Summer TW Uniform  -

Summer TW Uniform -

Tropical worsted SD uniform with QOR badging, and Major ranks.

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Swagger Stick -

Light brown short cane with metal caps on either end. Top cap has QOR 255 Battalion Insignia engraved.

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Image of Sword -

Sword -

Officer's silver sword with crown and horn design in the hilt

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Sword Bayonet for Snider-Enfield MK3 Short Rifle - 1861/ /

Sword Bayonet. No frog.

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Sword Bayonet for Snider-Enfield MK3 Short Rifle - 1861/ /

Leather and steel Sword Bayonet scabbard. No frog.

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Image of T. Claxton Alto Horn -

T. Claxton Alto Horn -

Late 19th or early 20th Century silver plated 3 valve alto horn made by Couesnon and Co for T. Claxton after 1889

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Image of T.W. Uniform (Service Dress) LCol JGK Strathy -

T.W. Uniform (Service Dress) LCol JGK Strathy -

Khaki tropical worsted service dress uniform with QOR titles, buttons, Col. ranks, black lanyard, RCAF wings, 10 ribbons

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Image of TGSCL Team High Man Award -

TGSCL Team High Man Award -

Pewter mug awarded for shooting competition. Silver QOR badge attached to front.

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Image of TW SD Uniform -

TW SD Uniform -

Tropical Worsted Service Dress Uniform. Jacket, shirt, pants, QOR buttons, and collar loop, 8 ribbons, no ranks, no titles.

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Image of TW Service Dress  -

TW Service Dress -

Tropical worsted service dress with captains ranks. Capt G. Jensen, circa 1965

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Image of TW Service Dress Uniform  -

TW Service Dress Uniform -

Tropical Worsted service dress (jacket and pants) QOR buttons, 8 ribbons

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Image of Tac Vest -

Tac Vest -

Load bearing tactical vest. Major Rank QOR. Arid CADPAT. NSN: 8415-21-921-7159. May 2003. Size Large/X-Large

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Image of Tamblyn Limited Memorial            -

Tamblyn Limited Memorial -

A framed coloured caligraphied scroll dedicated to the employes of Tambln Limited who volunteered for active service.

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Image of Tan CF Uniform  -

Tan CF Uniform -

Tan CF SD uniform - Col. Pitts. Tan 4 pocket tunic with Col ranks and QOR badging.

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Image of Thank You Gift -

Thank You Gift -

White ceramic tile in light brown wood frame inscribed "50th Anniversary of D-Day". From the Netherlands. To: Richard D. Oatway, Marathon, Ont.

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Image of The 2nd Queens Own Rifles (Canada) -

The 2nd Queens Own Rifles (Canada) -

Coloured print of a Queen's Own Rifles Officer standing outside circa 1900. Officer is wearing dress uniform with cross belt and white pith helmet, and leaning on his sword. Other officers and soldiers are in the background.

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Image of The Ball of the Non-commissioned Officers of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1873 - 1873/  /

The Ball of the Non-commissioned Officers of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1873 - 1873/ /

Framed, hand coloured sketch showing men in dress uniforms and women in formal evening wear, gathered in a ballroom. In the background on a wall is a Union Jack flag. The title of the painting is below image in small black font.

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Image of The Bank of Toronto Poster - 1943/  /

The Bank of Toronto Poster - 1943/ /

Poster from the Bank of Toronto. Has blue background with large image of "Canadian Soldiers Marching through English Village." "Safety and Service" is written below image with calendar of December 1943. Below calendar is "Head Office Toronto Canada".

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Image of The Great War Peace Mug -

The Great War Peace Mug -

White hourglass shaped mug with tuliped base and rim. Rim trimmed with gold front, has emblem with dove, globe, laurel wreath, and flags of Great Britain, US, France, and Italy. Nov 11, 1918 THE GREAT WAR. Back has image of dove and "PEACE AND JUSTICE"

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Image of The Operation  Overlord Series "Juno Beach" -

The Operation Overlord Series "Juno Beach" -

Commemorative plate framed in a pentagonal green frame with red backing. Plate has decorative blue and gold rim with painting of Juno landing on base. Back of place has written information about the plate.

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Image of The Originals Club Ceramic Stein Overseas 1914 - 1914/  /

The Originals Club Ceramic Stein Overseas 1914 - 1914/ /

White ceramic commemorative stein with gold ring around rim. Blue writing on front "The Originals Club Overseas 1914 50th anniversary of charter 1918-1968 Toronto Ontario Canada" Under "The Originals Club" is a red chevron.

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Image of The Origionals' -

The Origionals' -

Black hard cover book held together by two metal pins on the left side of front cover. Inside pages filled with newspaper articles, photos, souvenirs, invitations and miscellaneous documents related to the Origionals' Club.

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The Queen's Own Rifles Change of Command - 2004/09/26

Bi-fold procures with green and red band down right side and cap badge at top. Program for the change of Command from Lt. Col. JM Fotheringham to Lt.COl. MJ Delaney. Inside left are their bio's. Insert with itinerary. Inside cover right is a list of serving officers and senior NCO's. Back cover is a list/history of commanding officers for the QOR.

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Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "D" Day -

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "D" Day -

Typed poem by S.C.B. Bottom left name: W.H. Hill. Looks like border is handdrawn hat badges and coloured by hand, two drawings on bottom: tank on hill; bombed houses. Framed in brown wood frame with 2-3 inch green mating.

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Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "D" Day -

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "D" Day -

Framed document with green mating; QOR logo at top followed by title. Below that is printed a poem about D Day with a map on the left showing gun placements at different sites, including: Bernieres-sur-mer, Tailleville, Beny-sur-mer, Basly, Anguerny, and Ainsy. Signed below poem in blue ink "Montgomery of Alamein F.M."

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Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - The Liberation of Northwest Passage Baseball Hat - 1994/  /

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - The Liberation of Northwest Passage Baseball Hat - 1994/ /

D+50 Anniverary baseball hat. Maroon corduroy on front and bill; blue mesh on side and back; leather sizze adjustor on back with QOR of C on it. Logo on the front: D+50 QOR of C

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Black Net Dinner 2006 - 2006/ /

Bi-fold program. Cover has cap badge in centre with title. Inside left has welcome message from Adam Hermant. Inside right has a menu. Back cover has itinerary and list of names along perimeter.

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Change of Command - 2001/06/10

Bi-fold program (not folded) for the change of command from Lieut. Col. BG McEachern to Lieu-Col. J.M. Fotheringham on June 10 2001 at Moss Park Armoury Toronto. Front cover has green band down right side and the QOR Cap Badge at top. Inside left = bio of McEachern and Fotheringham. Inside right = list of serving officers and NCO's of the QOR. Back = list of commanding officers.

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Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Change of Command - 2011/09/24

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Change of Command - 2011/09/24

Colour bi-fold program on thick paper. Front has red and green band running along right side. At the top is the QOR insignia in red and gold. Program announcing change of command from Lieutenant-Colonel JM Fotheringham, CD to Lieutenant-Colonel PMR St. Denis MSC, CD. And change of honorary Lieutenant-Colonel from Colonel RL Cowling, to Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel BTN Caldwell. Event at Moss Park Armoury, Toronto. Inside information on all 4 men. B ...

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Change of Command and Change of Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel - 2011/09/24

Bi fold program with red and green band down right side and cap badge at top. Program for change in command from Lt. Col JM Fotheringham to Lt. Col PMR St. Denis and change of honorary Lieut. Col from Col R.L. Cowling to Honorary Lt.Col BTN Caldwell. Inside includes bio's for all 4 officers. There are 2 inserts: 1 includes itinerary and command structure list. Other is a promotional flyer for Massed Military Band Spectacular. Back has image of QOR ...

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Depot Standing orders 11 SEP 64 Spare - 1946/11/09

Large brown flat file book with title on a sticker on front cover, and sticker on top of spine on from cover also reads "The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Standing Orders." File contains the standing orders from 1964 arranged in an ascending chronological order starting on September 6 1946-September 11 1946.

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Officers' Mess Annual Dinner - 2010/11/05

Bi-fold program. Cover is white with red and green border. Title in centre, and cap badge in top left corner. Inside left: image of Princess Alexandra and program. Inside right = menu. Back cover = roll of serving officers.

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Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Collect -

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Collect -

Prayer written by F.H. Wilkinson, Bishop of Toronto, for the Queen's Own Rifles.

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Image of The Vimy Trophy -

The Vimy Trophy -

Statuette of WWI Officer holding helmet and pistol. Presented to "THE HON BARNETT J. DANSON, PC, QC, LLD, OM (FR). By the conference of Defence Association Institute in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the defence and security of Canada and to the presentation of our democratic values". Also written in French.

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Image of Thomas F. Myers Memorial Collection Shadow Box -

Thomas F. Myers Memorial Collection Shadow Box -

Collection of Pioneer Thomas F. Myers, 3rd Canadian Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Myers enlisted 22 Sep 1914 and was captured at St Julien 23 Apr 1915 af the gas attack. He was repatriated 30 Mar 1919. Box includes: 1. 5 First World War Medals 2. Black and white photo taken in prison in Hannover, Germany 5 May 1918 (5.25" x 3.25") 3. Postcard to his wife in Toronto from Hannover 4. Canadian Expeditionary Force Pay Book

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Image of To My Soldier Boy -

To My Soldier Boy -

Mass-produced English postcard. Front says "To my Soldier Boy" in stylized writing. Image of vase of roses inside picture frame and surrounded by four UK flags. Currently displayed on wooden stand. On the back, handwritten in pencil: "Dear Brother, We are still under canvas at Aldershot. We leave next Tuesday for a 4 day march. We are going to go to Salisbury Plains 70 miles. We have to maneuver on the way so it will mean a good 4 days work. ...

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Image of Toronto Star First Page  - 1994/07/06

Toronto Star First Page - 1994/07/06

Framed newspaper clipping. Headline: P.M. appeals for unity of nation "forged in war." Featuring Bob Nicol, Rolph Jackson QOR Veterans.

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Town of Bottrop Presentation Plate -

Circular silver plated presentation plate with black plastic centre on which is written "Bottrop" over town coat of arms (Hand holding hammer).

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Image of Trench Art "Rose" Shell -

Trench Art "Rose" Shell -

Brass ammo shell carved with a rose and two leaf stems on side. Stamped SP255 917 12 on bottom

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Image of Trench Art Matchbox 166 Bn - 1916-1917

Trench Art Matchbox 166 Bn - 1916-1917

Copper holder for cardboard matchbox open on side for striking match. Included matchbox. Attached to the front is a 166th Battalion badge. Attached to the back is a 124 GGBG + MH Canada Overseas Battalion badge. Inscribed on front: Canada from April 1st '16 to May 25th '17 England Inscribed on back: From May 25th '17 France

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Image of Trench Art Tongs -

Trench Art Tongs -

Brass shell made into serving tongs. Shell stamped "43 Cameron Highlanders of Canada"

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Image of Tropical Service Dress Uniform  - 62/08/30

Tropical Service Dress Uniform - 62/08/30

Tropical Khaki service dress uniform made for 2/Lt Read on August 30th 1962. Manufactured by Ascot Clothes Toronto, Ontario. Tunic: Tropical light weighted worst material, 2 Officer's pips on either epaulette for Lieutenant, missing shoulder titles and collar dogs, has medium sized Regimental buttons Four on the front, Two on the epaulettes, and one on all four pockets. Belt hooks on either side to hold onto formal belt in black metal. Trou ...

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Image of Tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren - June 2, 1866

Tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren - June 2, 1866

1866 Rifle Green dress uniform tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren worn at the June 2nd Battle of Ridgeway where he was shot through the upper abdomen and died shortly after being carried from the battlefield. McEachren was the very first casualty of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada which had been formed in 1860. There are red bands in the centre of the collar and on the cuffs of each sleeve. The front has five rows of green braiding and knots. S ...

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Image of UCC Cadet uniform Complete -

UCC Cadet uniform Complete -

Blue patrol style uniform. 4 pockets, box collar, 2Lt rank. Silver lanyard, collar dogs, shoulder titles.

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Image of UCC Service Dress Tunic -

UCC Service Dress Tunic -

Khaki wool tunic with box collar, 4 pockets, UCC buttons, collar dogs

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Image of UN Bush Hat -

UN Bush Hat -

UN Blue Bush hat. NSN8415-21-951-4771. 7_2

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Image of UN Cap Badge -

UN Cap Badge -

Metal white and golfd badge with slider. Image is the United Nations symbol of the earth surrounded by laurel leaves. Worn by then Major Sandi Banerjee during his deployment to Sudan.

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Image of UN Neck Scarf -

UN Neck Scarf -

United Nations blue neck scarf worn by then Major Sandi Banerjee while deployed to Sundan in 2006/07.

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Image of Uniform Cords -

Uniform Cords -

Set of cords

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Uniform Dress Shirt -

Mint gree cotton/polyester shirt with 2 breast pockets and epaulettes

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Image of Union Jack -

Union Jack -

Framed Union Jack with gold fringe around 3 edges which had been carried by the Originals Club.

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Image of V-neck Combat Sweater -

V-neck Combat Sweater -

Olive drab wool knit sweater with epaulettes and "Diebel" name tape

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V42 Knife -

V42 Knife

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Victoria Rifles Revolver Challenge Cup Trophy - 1906/ /

Silver plated jug shaped trophy with handles in the shape of antlers. Presented by Major W.A. Grant to the Victoria Rifle as a challenge cup for revolver shooting among the officers of the VROC.

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Victory Medal (Inter-Allied War Medal) - 1919/09/01

Circular copper medal, lacquered bronze. Front portrays a winged figure of Victory, reverse has the inscription "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION 1914-1919" The name, # and rank are inscribed on the rim of the medal "9720 L. CPL. H. SMITH 3-CAN. INF" Has a roller mounting at top of medal through which passes a ring for hanging the ribbon. The associated ribbon is multicolour with 9 coloured stripes.

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Image of WT Barnard Commission Scroll - 1929/04/18

WT Barnard Commission Scroll - 1929/04/18

Commission scroll from George V appointing William Thomas Barnard to the active militia as lieutenant. In a brown wood frame.

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Image of WT Barnard Honorary Colonel Commission Scroll - 1966/09/12

WT Barnard Honorary Colonel Commission Scroll - 1966/09/12

Commission Scroll from Elizabeth the Second appointing William Thomas Barnard to be "Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel 3rd Battalion, the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 10 August 1966" Signed by Minister of National Defence Paul T. Hellyer

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Image of WW2 BD Tunic -

WW2 BD Tunic -

P37 BD tunic with open collar that is dyed black. 12 ribbons, LCol ranks, QOR shoulder titles, Commander titles, Bde bar, 3rd Division patch, grey bar, service chevrons.

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Image of WW2 Officer's Shirt -

WW2 Officer's Shirt -

Khaki green collarless, 2 pocket shirt.

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Image of WW2 Service Dress -

WW2 Service Dress -

Khaki service dress uniform (jacket pants and tie) with Lt. ranks, QOR titles and buttons.

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Image of WWI Era Officer's Tunic -

WWI Era Officer's Tunic -

Khaki wool tunic with green barings, red lanyard, captain's ranks, QOR buttons and collar dogs.

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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.

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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"

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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.

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Image of WWII Canadian Formation Signs - 1945/05/08

WWII Canadian Formation Signs - 1945/05/08

Coloured poster with each of the WWII Canadian Formation signs

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Image of WWII Compass -

WWII Compass -

Metal compass with degrees of direction (N, E,S,W) on the outside circumference of the compass. Readjustment knob on the top right area of the compass. Compass has a clasp to hold the compass lid closed.

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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.

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Image of WWII Encoder -

WWII Encoder -

WWII Encoder held together on both sides with metal (steel) ends. Top right corner of encoder has turning dial to rotate encoding sheet. "Appointments Code" sticker on left side of encoder. Encoder is rectangular in shape.

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Image of WWII Helmet -

WWII Helmet -

Tin hat with small rim around all edges. Elastic strap with metal buckles attached to underside and folded over rim. Side of helmet has QOR flash insignia = green and red stripes. Inside helmet has some black and red substance.

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WWII Metal Frame Rucksack -

WWII canvas rucksack with metal frame. Khaki coloured with black buckles. One large main pouch and 3 outer pockets. Straps are made of tan coloured webbing. The left side of the main pouch has been repaired with hand stitching. Inside of the top cover is a zippered pouch. On inside of top pouch stamped "Dom Avioitic" Montreal. Outside of top pouch "Crompton 30" in red ink. "C" broad arrow on apex of frame on canvas on the rear.

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