Fonds AF2012.038 - Kearl, Harold - Harold Kearl

Photo: Class of RCAF Cadets Photo: RCAF Personnel Photo: Bomber Crew Under Next to a Lancaster Photo: E.E. Kearl Photo: Family with Gravestone Photo: Gravestone of E.E. Kearl Photo: Class of RCAF Cadets Photo: Portrait of E.E. Kearl Photo: E.E. Kearl in Front of Car Photo: Civilians and Veterns outside Brick Building
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AF2012.038 - Kearl, Harold


Harold Kearl


  • 1939-1945 (Creation)
  • 1924 - ? (Creation)
  • 1920-1944-01-27 (Creation)

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1 fonds box (Harold Kearl Fonds)

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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 4 December, 2012 by Harold Kearl. Accessioned and organized in the year 2012 by Curator Alison Mercer.

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Donated by Harold Kearl on 4 December, 2012.

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A collection of photographs and personal correspondence belonging to Harold Kearl and his brother, Elden Kearl, during their service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Elden Kearl was pronounced KIA on 27 January, 1944. The collection covers the Second World War as well as Post-War funeral photographs and letters pertaining to Elden Kearl, Bomber Command reunion photographs from 1990, and journals written by Harold during his trips back overseas in the mid-1980s and 1990.

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  • English

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2012.038

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta

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  • English



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Created by Assistant Curator Mara Garbutt, Summer 2016.

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