AF2019.016 - McKay, D.H.A.
- 1941-1946 (Creation)
- 1939-1946 (Creation)
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1 Fonds box (AF2019.016)
1 Suitcase (AF2019.016.001)
1 Photo Album (AF2019.016.010)
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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 10 May, 2019 by Mary Saretsky, daughter of Donald H.A. McKay. Accessioned and organized Summer of 2019 by Curator Alison Mercer.
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Donated by Mary Saretsky, daughter of Donald H.A. McKay on 10 May, 2019.
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A collection of documents and photographs detailing Donald McKay's service in 417 Squadron during the Second World War. Includes documents beginning in 1941 at the start of McKay's service, photographs during his tour overseas (including Egypt and Italy), and letters written to his brother, Gordon McKay, who was also serving overseas.
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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2019.016
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The Air Force Museum of Alberta
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Created by Assistant Curator Mara Garbutt, November 2019.
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