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U.B.C. President Mackenzie and Field Marshal Montgomery in uniform

Item is a photograph of University of British Columbia U.B.C. President Norman MacKenzie (left), in military uniform, standing next to Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (right), also in military uniform, at U.B.C. The photograph was taken at the occasion of a special University of British Columbia spring congregation at which Field Marshal Montgomery was awarded a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa).

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.

Sai Wan Bay War Cemetery, wreath placing ceremony

Item is a photograph of Brigadier Sherwood Lett and General H.D.G. Crerar salute the Canadian flag at a wreath laying 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. The other members of the Mission are visible in the background.

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.

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.).

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.

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.

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.

Chief Justice Sherwood Lett, reading a citation to Field Marshal Montgomery

Item is a photograph of University of British Columbia Chancellor Sherwood Lett (left) reading a citation to Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (right) with U.B.C. president Norman MacKenzie (centre) looking on. The photograph was taken at the occasion of a special University of British Columbia spring congregation at which Field Marshal Montgomery was awarded a degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa).

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).

Barossa Day dinner, toast at head table

Item is a photograph of an unidentified man at the head table making a toast at the annual Barossa Day full dress dinner held at the Vancouver Hotel by the Irish Fusiliers of Canada, Vancouver Regiment. The Hon. Frank Ross, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is visible at far left.

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