Fonds AF2016.038 - Staples, A.L - Aliston Leslie Staples

Document: Newspaper Clippings Document: Caterpillar Club Letter Document: War Service Gratuity Document: GQ Parachute Club Letter Document: G.Q. Club Acceptance Letter Document: Award Application - Page 1 Document: Award Application - Page 2 Document: RCAF Certificate of Service - Back Document: RCAF Certificate of Service Document: Missing in Action

Identity area

Reference code

AF2016.038 - Staples, A.L


Aliston Leslie Staples


  • 1939-1946 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Contains 1 fonds (AF2016.038 - Individual Personnel Records)

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta on 19 September, 2016 by Sharon Dunnett, niece of Alison Staples. Accessioned and organized by curator Alison Mercer in 2016.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Sharon Dunnett, niece of Alison Staples, on 19 September, 2016.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds include a series of documents pertaining to Leslie’s service with the RCAF. These include Leslie’s service records, a letter to his parents’ informing them of his Missing in Action statues, letters welcoming him to the G.Q. Parachute and Caterpillar Clubs, and a Pilot Flight Record and Log Book complete with pen and chain.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - AF2016.038

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

The Air Force Museum of Alberta

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail


Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places