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Fonds AM814 - Douglas Honeyman fonds

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Douglas Honeyman fonds

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AM814

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  • 1910-1968; predominant 1915-1919 (Creation)
    Creator
    Honeyman, Douglas Ramsey

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  • 0.3 m of textual records
  • 17 photographs

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(1886-1968)

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Douglas Honeyman was born in Eden, Manitoba. His family moved to Delta, B.C., during the 1890s and established a farm in East Delta. Honeyman and his brother Stuart joined the 29th (Vancouver) Battalion in 1914 and served in Great Britain and Europe for the duration of the war. After his discharge, Honeyman returned to his farm in East Delta, where he remained until it was sold in 1960.

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The fonds consists of diaries written in trenches, correspondence regarding 29th Battalion activities, photographs, and miscellaneous publications from World War I.

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Donated by John D. Honeyman, nephew of Douglas Ramsay Honeyman, on May 20, 1983.

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  • Box: 180-D-03