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Portrait of McGill Annual Board, Vancouver, 1914-1915

Item is a photograph postcard of a composite photograph of the annual board of McGill (later U.B.C.), 1914-1915. Pictured individuals are (from left to right): (top row) C. J. Cheery (lit editor), H. J. Gibson (lit editor), E. Lemessurier (artist), L. A. Mills (editor-in-chief), G. E. Rogers (alumni editor), A. I. Vermilyea (lit editor), E. Dawe (college world edit), (middle row) E. Lipsett (lit editor), K. Peck (athletic editor), G.W. Scott (asst. editor), E. Story (Coll. World and asst. editor), W. Dawe (athletic editor), J. Macleod (college world editor), (bottom row) C. Clement (college world editor), W. W. Mathers (asst. business mgr.), J. S. Johannson (business manager), W. M. Maxwell (circulation manager), N. Ballentine (college world editor).

Portrait of McGill Hockey Club, Vancouver B.C., 1914-1915

Item is a photograph postcard of a composite photograph of the McGill (later U.B.C.) hockey club, 1914-1915. Pictured individuals are (from left to right): (top row) A. Morrison (centre point), J. G. Third (president, centre), S. Lett (captain, goalie), R. Doell (rover), (bottom row) D. M. McRae (left wing), G. L. Fraser (point), J. A. Williams, E. Bissett (right wing), F. M. Pearson.

McGill University College, Arts, graduating class portraits

Item is a photograph of a composite of portraits of the 1916 Arts class of McGill University College, Vancouver B.C. (became U.B.C.). Individuals included in the composite are (left to right): (first row) A. P. Anderson, N. D. Lambert, E. Le Messurier, E. W. Berry, T. I. Gibson, R. C. Duncan, T. F. W. de Pencier, H. E. Walsh, D. M. Low, J. E. Mulhern, (second row) G. W. Scott, C. Frampton, E. A. Boyle, W. F. Maxwell, C. Thompson, W. C. Thomson, D. A. Smith, T. J. Robertson, C. A. Leckie, S. Lett, (third row) F. B. Sexmith, J. McGookin, C. N. Clark, R. McL. Miller (president), Prof. Jordan (honorary president), M. DesBrisay (secretary), W. J. Agbob, F. Davies Moore, (fourth row) W. E. H. C. Goodman, K. C. York, W. C. Wilson, B. H. Wallace, D. H. Munro, A. Jackson, J. L. Lawrence, J. P. C. Southcott, W. H. Campbell, W. A. Dawe, (fifth row) C. M. Hatch, C. G. Wells, R. S. Bunn, H. A. F. Gibson, R. H. Creety, A. M. Menzies, E. K. Foreman, J. K. Clarke, H. M. Rae, J. C. Wells.

Group portrait of First World War officers

Item is a group photograph of officers during the first World War. Individuals pictured include (left to right): (front row) W. E. (Sandy) Simonds, Bob Brown, Sherwood Lett, Rick Gyles, J. S. (Jock) Rankin, Lt. Col. H. Snell, W. W. (Bill) Kennedy, R. M. Crowe, J. C. (Jack) Jones, (back row) Padre Buck, O. W. (Oscar) Goulden, W. L. (Bill) Rennie, Ernie Howitt, Phil Barter, J. F. (Jimmy) Brunton, E. M. (Johnny) Johnston, Dr. Bailey, G. H. (Joe) Martin.

Towers Athletic Club, hockey team portraits

Item is a photograph of a composite of the Towers Athletic Club 1925-1926 championship hockey team. The people included in this composite are E. Brolin (def), W. Norman Code (manager), M. C. Martin (president), H. H. MacDougall (honorary president), J. Wickson (def), C. Dowman (fwd), Ben Fellows (capt), Sherwood Lett (goal), N. Grimmett (fwd), P. Johnson (trainer), J. Owen (fwd), Bert Blair (fwd), Allan Fellowes (fwd), N. H. Lyon (fwd), G. Carson Thompson (fwd). Two hockey trophies are also included in the photograph, the Savage Cup, top left, and the Godfrey Cup, top right.

Portraits of the Officers of the Irish Fusiliers of Canada - 1930

Item is a photograph of a composite of portraits of the Officers of the Irish Fusiliers of Canada in 1930. The individuals included in the photograph are (left to right): (first row) Capt. R. B. Gordon M.C., Lieut. F. C. Pilkington, Capt. M. J. Crehan, Major J. P. G. MacLeod D.S.O, Major J. N. Burnett, Capt. C. J. Strong, Lieut. D. F. Spankie, 2 Lieut H. E. Hacking, (second row) Lieut. T. D. L. White, 2 Lieut. H. E. Mortimer M.M. Paymaster, Major S. Lett M. C. Second in Command, Lieut-Col. F. Fairey Commanding Officer, Major K. A. McLennan, Capt G. E. W. Clark Adj., 2 Lieut. R. M. Smith, (third row) Lieut. D. R. Pollock, 2 Lieut R. M. Odlum, Capt. G. H. Clement M.O., Col. G. O. Fallis O.B.E. Chaplain, 2 Lieut. G. A. Knox, Lieut-Col A. M. Brown Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 2 lieut. J. U. Copeman, Major F. P. Patterson 2nd Batt M. O., Lt-Col. W. D. S. Rorison M.C.V.D. Q.M., 2 Lieut. P. Ower Musketry Officer, 2 Lieut. E. L. Welsman, (fourth row), Capt. E. T. Clendenning 2nd battn, Lieut C. R. Brenchley 2nd battn, Lieut H. A. Lees Paymaster 2nd battn, Capt Herbert R. Fullerton 2nd battn, Major S. F. Moodie 2nd battn, Major S. G. McSpadden M.C. second in command second battn, Major H. B. King 2nd battn, Major C. J. Steward 2nd battn, Capt. E. F. Riddle 2nd battn, Lieut. Thomas Harnett 2nd battn.

Officer group photo at Brigade Headquarters in an English country house

Item is a group photograph of a group of officers at a Brigade Headquarters in an English country house. The individuals in the photograph are (left to right): (top row) Capt. Eric Housley (R.C.A.S.C Officer), Lieutenant G. Stevens (I.O.), Lieutenant D. F. Matthews (L.O.), Lieutenant Ingram (Def. Pl. Officer), Lieutenant Ferguson (L.O.), Lieutenant Jim Hart (L.O.), Captain Chas Herbert, Lieutenant Mackay (L.A.D. Officer), (bottom row) Captain D. A. McDonald (T.O.), Major D. F. Spankie, Major Sherwood Lett (BM), Brigadier D. R. Sargent, Captain Ben Cunningham (Staff Captain), Captain J. S. Adam (L.O.), Captain J. C. Keohan (Sr. Chaplain, R.C.).

Officer group photo at Brigade Headquarters in an English country house

Item is a group photograph of a group of officers at a Brigade Headquarters in an English country house. The individuals in the photograph are (left to right): (top row) Capt. Eric Housley (R.C.A.S.C Officer), Lieutenant G. Stevens (I.O.), Lieutenant D. F. Matthews (L.O.), Lieutenant Ingram (Def. Pl. Officer), Lieutenant Ferguson (L.O.), Lieutenant Jim Hart (L.O.), Captain Chas Herbert, Lieutenant Mackay (L.A.D. Officer), (bottom row) Captain D. A. McDonald (T.O.), Major D. F. Spankie, Major Sherwood Lett (BM), Brigadier D. R. Sargent, Captain Ben Cunningham (Staff Captain), Captain J. S. Adam (L.O.), Captain J. C. Keohan (Sr. Chaplain, R.C.).

Officer group photo at Brigade Headquarters in an English country house

Item is a group photograph of a group of officers at a Brigade Headquarters in an English country house. The individuals in the photograph are (left to right): (top row) Capt. Eric Housley (R.C.A.S.C Officer), Lieutenant G. Stevens (I.O.), Lieutenant D. F. Matthews (L.O.), Lieutenant Ingram (Def. Pl. Officer), Lieutenant Ferguson (L.O.), Lieutenant Jim Hart (L.O.), Captain Chas Herbert, Lieutenant Mackay (L.A.D. Officer), (bottom row) Captain D. A. McDonald (T.O.), Major D. F. Spankie, Major Sherwood Lett (BM), Brigadier D. R. Sargent, Captain Ben Cunningham (Staff Captain), Captain J. S. Adam (L.O.), Captain J. C. Keohan (Sr. Chaplain, R.C.).

C.N.R. hospital train trip, group of army personnel and other officials

Item is a photograph of Army personnel and other officials taken on the railway platform on the occasion of the beginning of a trip on a C.N.R. hospital train. Sherwood Lett, wounded at the Battle of Dieppe, is returning to Vancouver on leave and can be seen here next to a nurse with his arm in a sling (sixth from the left).

Sherwood Lett at Mount Royal Hotel

Item is a souvenir photograph of Sherwood Lett (leftmost) and three other unidentified men having dinner at the Normandie Roof ballroom atop the Mount Royal Hotel, Montreal. It is accompanied by a red souvenir sleeve booklet.

Night Exercise

Item is a photograph of an oil painting by Canadian war artist Lieutenant (later Captain) George D. Pepper. The scene is of troops of the Royal Highlanders of Canada (The Black Watch) engaging in exercises at Burton-upon-Strather, North Lincolnshire, England. The photographs were sent to Brigadier Sherwood Lett from England to his Vancouver address in September 1944.

Assault Troops Embarking

Item is a photograph of an oil sketch by Canadian war artist Lieutenant (later Captain) George D. Pepper. The scene is of troops of the Royal Highlanders of Canada (The Black Watch) embarking on storm boats at Burton-upon-Strather, North Lincolnshire, England. The photographs were sent to Brigadier Sherwood Lett from England to his Vancouver address in September 1944.

Lowering Anti-Tank guns into Storm Boats

Item is a photograph of an oil painting by Canadian war artist Lieutenant (later Captain) George D. Pepper. The scene is of troops of the Royal Highlanders of Canada (The Black Watch) lowering six PDR anti-tank guns into storm boats at Burton-upon-Strather, North Lincolnshire, England. The photographs were sent to Brigadier Sherwood Lett from England to his Vancouver address in September 1944.

Honorary degree recipients at University of British Columbia

Item is a group photograph of individuals receiving honorary degrees at the University of British Columbia. On this day Sherwood Lett received a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa). Individuals in the photographs are (left to right): (back row) Percy Barr, J. L. Plant, Gordon Stead, G. M. Volkoff, Sherwood Lett, (front row) William Murphy, Henry Cody, Phyllis Ross, Harry Letson.

Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan visits Chinese President Chiang Kai-Shek, handshake

Item is a photograph of the diplomats of the Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan during a "courtesy" call with President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-Shek. President Chiang Kai-sheck (third from left) shakes the hand of General H.D.G. Crerar, the head of the mission, while Sherwood Lett (second from left) and other dignitaries look on.

Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery, General Crerar placing a wreath

Item is a photograph of General H.D.G. Crerar placing a wreath at a ceremony at the flagpole at Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery on the occasion of the Canadian Liaison Mission to Japan's visit to the cemetery during their visit to Hong Kong. Brigadier Sherwood Lett is visible at the far left and the other members of the Mission are visible in the background.

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