Fonds AF2018.008 - Thompson, J.F. - James Faulkner Thompson

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AF2018.008 - Thompson, J.F.


James Faulkner Thompson


  • 1939-1946 (Creation)
  • 1938-1946 (Creation)
  • 1913-2012 (Creation)

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1 digital photo album (AF2018.008.001)

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Digitally donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 16 February, 2018 by Dave Matthews, a friend of J.F. Thompson. Accessioned and organized 20 June, 2018 by assistant curator Mara Garbutt.

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Digitally donated by Dave Matthews, a friend of J.F. Thompson, on 16 February, 2018.

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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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  • English

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Original photo album with Dave Matthews, a friend of J.F. Thompson.

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Digital copy at The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2018.008

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  • English



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