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Douglas Honeyman fonds
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Douglas Honeyman fonds

  • AM814
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968; predominant 1915-1919

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

Honeyman, Douglas Ramsey

Field report notebook with enclosures, clippings

File includes three photographs, two of an unknown woman, and one of the "Etta", a British dirigible, 200 ft. in length, taken June 1, 1915. File also includes a bankbook from the Royal Bank of Canada, and a newspaper clipping of Miss Elspeth Honeyman's poem in the New York Times.

German pamphlet of war scenes

File includes duplicate copies of "Aus dem Leben und der Gefechtstatigkeit unserer Division". Within one of the pamphlets is a letter addressed "To the Escort", written by "Loffler" (German?), Major-General and Division Commander.

Maps - Belgium WWI

File includes four maps of Belgium: Namur, 1910; Marche, 1912; Liege, 1916; Belgium and part of France, 1918.

Photographs

File includes five photographs titled as follows: military group photograph in front of the Industrial Hall; Crucifix at Agny; Walls of Ypres; Red Chateau, Kemmel; No. 1 Crater, St. Eloi.

Photographs [and postcards]

File includes six postcards, five photo postcards, and seven photographs. Postcard titles are: Lille Gate and ramparts, Ypres; Metz, Deutsches Tor.; Bruxelles, Place de Brouckere; Mont St. Eloy (Vimy front); Bruxelles, La Bourse; Bourlon Village; Ruined bridge, Canal du Nord, Cambrai; Passchendaele Church; Nanaimo Harbour and Bastion, British Columbia. Photo postcards titles are: Board of Trade (location unknown); The famous Market Square, Ypres; [men digging trenches, location unknown]; [men digging trenches, location unknown]; [marching men, location unknown]. Photograph titles are: [Honeyman family portrait?]; Douglas Honeyman portrait; military group photo; family photos (4).