Fonds AF2013.002 - Bergquist, Bertil Wilfred - B.W. Bergquist

Document: Confirmation of B.W. Bergquist's Crash Document: Letter to Mrs. Berquist Concerning Operational Wings Certificate Document: Letter to Mr. Bergquist Concerning Rank Promotion Document: Letter to Mr. Bergquist of Son's Status of Presumed Dead Photo: Air Gunner Group Photo 1 Photo: Air Gunner Group Photo 2 Document: Template of RCAF Gravestone Document: Operational Wings of the RCAF Certificate Document: Letter to Mrs. Bergquist Concerning Son's MIA Document: Poem
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AF2013.002 - Bergquist, Bertil Wilfred


B.W. Bergquist


  • 1939-1945 (Accumulation)
  • 1939-1956 (Accumulation)
  • 1921-1944 (Creation)

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1 fonds box (B.W. Bergquist)

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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 15 February, 2013 by Dorothy Bergquist, sister-in-law of B.W. Bergquist. Accessioned and organized in the year 2013 by Curator Alison Mercer.

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Donated by Dorothy Bergquist, sister-in-law of B.W. Bergquist, on 15 February, 2013.

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A collection of letters and official records from Bertil Wilfred Bergquist's early life, service during the Second World War, and his subsequent passing in 1944. The collection covers the periods between 1921 to 1955 and include letters home during the Second World War, birth certificates, and correspondence between the Bergquist family and the Department of National Defense following B.W. Bergquist's Missing in Action (MIA) status.

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  • English

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2013.002

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta

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Created by Assistant Curator Mara Garbutt, 2016.

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