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Air Cadet Documents and Photographs

  • AF2007-2017 Air Cadets
  • Fonds
  • 1941

RCAF Air Cadet documents and photographs from the periods between 1941 to the present

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Cliff Balsdon

  • AF2017.025 - Balsdon, Cliff
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1985

A collection of photographs and documents detailing Cliff Balsdon's service as an Air Bomber in the RCAF from 1942 until 1946. Includes photographs taken in Alberta and sent by his mother, overseas photographs with 432 Squadron, and documents pertaining to his enlistment and the awarding of the DFC on 18th June 1944.

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Ean Hutton Macaulay

  • AF2009.031 - Macaulay, Ean Hutton
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1954

A collection of photographs and documents detailing Ean Hutton Macaulay's service with the Royal Canadian Air Force. The collection covers the periods between 1927 to the mid 1970's. Photographs include Macaulay's service in the North West Territories during the Interwar Period where he partook in aerial mapping of the area, photographs during the Second World War when Macaulay trained pilots at various air stations across Western Canada, and Postwar photographs of military service as well as local Calgary history.

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James Faulkner Thompson

  • AF2018.008 - Thompson, J.F.
  • Fonds
  • 1913-2012

A collection of photographs and documents detailing James Thompson's career as an engine fitter in the Royal Air Force from 1938 until the end of the Second World War, as well as his life as a civilian in Canada during the post-war period. These include photographs of daily life during the interwar period, photographs and documents from his service in Capetown, South Africa (1942-1943) and in Bombay, India (1943-1944), and a small collection of photographs taken during his civilian life in Calgary, Canada from 1955 to 1978.

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Kenneth Laverne Cannings

  • AF2016.022 - Cannings, Kenneth Laverne
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1946

Contains a series of documents and one journal belonging to Pilot Officer Kenneth Laverne Cannings during his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1940 until 1944. The collection includes a journal written by Cannings, detailing his experiences overseas during his training in Bournemouth, Hooton Park, Wellesbourne, Dalton, and Dishforth. A few photographs and documents are also included. Cannings passed away 9 May, 1944 during a bombing raid over Belgium.

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Lillian J.C. Brown

  • AF2017.053 - Brown, Lillian J.C.
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1947

A collection of photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to Lillian J.C. Brown's life between the periods of 1942 and 1947. The collection includes photographs during her service overseas in London as a record's keeping clerk in the RCAF Women's Division, photographs from her journey home back to Canada in 1946, and newspaper clippings and postcards from her time overseas.

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Lloyd Turner

  • AF2018.030 - Turner, Lloyd
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1946

Contains a series of photographs taken during and after Lloyd Turner's time serving in the RCAF. This includes photographs from his time as a WAG at 406 Squadron during the Second World War, his service in the Reserves in the 1950's and 1960's, as well as photographs from an airshow taken in the early 1990's.

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Mary Elizabeth Fairey

  • AF2009.012 - Fairey, M.E.
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

A collection of photographs and diary entries in an album, detailing Mary Elizabeth Fairey's time serving as a civilian nurse to the U.S.A.F. up in the Canadian Yukon. The photographs covers the periods between 1942 with the start of construction on the "Alcan Highway" that stretched from Edmonton, Alberta to Fairbanks, Alaska and its completion in 1944.

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Raymond Davies Murphy

  • AF2017.052 - Murphy, Raymond Davies
  • Fonds
  • 1941-01-09 - 1945-10-24

A photo album belonging to Flight Sergeant Raymond Davies Murphy cataloguing his Second World War experiences between the periods of 1941 and 1945. Photographs include Claresholm No. 15 SFTS, crashed aircraft, day trips to local tourist destinations such as the Calgary Zoo and Banff, and day-to-day experiences during Murphy's service in the RCAF.

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Reginald Bruce Thompson

  • AF2018.028 - Thompson, Reginald
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1919

A collection of letters written by Lieutenant Reginald Bruce Thompson of Calgary, Alberta. Written to his mother between the periods of 1916 to 1919, the letters give insight into Thompson's First World War experiences. Includes letters written home, greeting cards, and telegrams.

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