Fonds AF2017.052 - Murphy, Raymond Davies - Raymond Davies Murphy

Document: RCAF Service Certificate - Back Document: RCAF Service Certificate - Front Photo: Group Captain Photo: Hockey Photo: Wing Parade Photo: Rocky Mountains Photo: Boxing Photo: Raymond Davies Murphy Photo: Aircrew in Cockpit Photo: Wing Commander W.E. Kennedy
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AF2017.052 - Murphy, Raymond Davies


Raymond Davies Murphy


  • 1941-01-09 - 1945-10-24 (Creation)
  • 1941-1945 (Creation)

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1 wooden photo album

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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 8 December, 2017 by Ted Nielsen. The album was discovered in the local waste management facility by 'Laura'. Accessioned and organized in January 2018 by Curator Alison Mercer and assistant Curator Mara Garbutt.

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Donated by Ted Nielsen on 8 December, 2017.

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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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  • English

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2017.052

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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, January 2018.

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