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29th (Vancouver) Battalion Association fonds
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29th Regiment Memorial

File contains: pamphlet ([29th Vancouver Battalion Memorial at Hastings Park], introduction by Oscar Orr, President, Tigers Association, [1938], 7 p. with illustrations); printed proclamation ". . . Germany has surrendered unconditionally" [1945]; 7 photographs, "Canadian Army Photo", showing victory ceremonies and German prisoners of war [1945] (location not identified). Also included is a covering letter and photograph identifications from Oscar Orr.

29th (Vancouver) Battalion Association fonds

  • AM483
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919, 1981, 1992

The fonds consists of 29th official war diary, postmaster's register, nominal rolls, personal diaries of Joseph Falconer, Fred Hinchcliffe (P.O.W.) and John F. Frost (stretcher-bearer) and miscellaneous papers and photographs. Also included is a list of 29th Battalion members compiled in 1981.

Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Battalion, 29th

Personal diaries of Joseph Falconer (#75574) - 9 notepads and binder

Diaries of Joseph Falconer, kept against army rules, contain many lengthy entries. Joseph Falconer was wounded slightly on October 1915, seriously on 16 July 1916, and very seriously in April 1918, for the last of which he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. The second of the injuries occurred at The Bluff, Ypres Salient. By the 1930s he was with the Powell River Co. in Vancouver.Discontinued after the writer's injuries of April 1918. The binder contains a typescript and handwritten transcript prepared later by Falconer himself.