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.
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.
A collection of letters and documents detailing John F. Robert's service in the Second World War. Includes letters between Evelyn Effnert from Toronto, Ontario and John during his service overseas, as well as a Red Cross Knitting Instructional booklet issued during the Second World War, detailing knitting instructions for every day items such as socks and toques.
Contains a series of letters written to family member's during John Sheridan's time at Stalag Luft 3 as a Prisoner of War. The letters go from 1942 until his release in 1945. One postcard included was written during the First World War by a Sheridan family member who was serving overseas. His direct connection to John is unknown.
A collection of documents and photographs detailing John Raymond Srigley's service in the RCAF from October 1942 until January 1946. The collection includes photographs taken during the war, official RCAF documentation, and souvenirs picked up during the course of Srigley's military service, such as pamphlets to the Calgary Stampede, and RCAF dinner menus.
A collection of photographs and official correspondence from John Vernon Davey's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force and his subsequent Missing in Action status in 1942. The records cover the periods between 1939 to 1954 detailing his service in the 112 Squadron in North Africa. The collection includes photographs and correspondence between Davey's family and the War Graves Commission about his MIA status.
A collection of photographs, souvenirs, and documents from LAC J.G. Green's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. The collection covers the periods between 1939 and 1945, detailing Green's time spent in 436 Squadron in Burma during the Second World War. The collection includes photographs taken from a Japanese soldier, an assortment of foreign money, and service records.
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.
Contains a series of letters and war time documents detailing Kenneth Collins' service overseas with the RCAF from 1942 until 1946. This includes letters between Kenneth and his aunt, Emily McRoberts, as well as correspondence between McRoberts and the RCAF upon Kenneth's death in 1944.