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Fonds AM393 - Robert N. Davy collection

High school Army Cadets on Vancouver High School grounds (Cambie and 12th Avenue) Army cadets in formation on Vancouver High School grounds (Cambie and 12th Avenue) Group of high school army cadets and officers on Vancouver High School grounds (Cambie and 12th A... Group of ten high school army cadets seated on a hill Officers of Canadian Cadets on board R.M.S. "Zealandia" Australian Senator George Foster Pearce welcomes Canadian Cadets Leaving the railway station. Cadets on rainy parade ground in Australia Cadets and cadet band taking the salute Canadian high school army cadets from Vancouver marching at a stadium in Perth, Australia. People and vehicles outside of shops in Melbourne Australia Vancouver Canadian "cadet corps" at Melb[ourne] Australia, 1912 Marching up Melbourne Street escorted by 400 college cadets and bands Captain Davy thanking cadets for their magnificent reception, Melbourne Cadets in front of their hosts while Captain Davy thanks the cadets for turning out. Cadets at ease being addressed by Captain  Robert Davy Group portrait of Canadian Cadets while on tour in Australia Australian government officials and dignitaries with Canadian Cadets during 1912 tour of Australi... Captain Davy (centre front row) with officers of cadet corps The Canadian Cadets in New Zealand Col. Beauchop inspects the cadets on landing Col. Beauchop and officers passing down the lines During the inspection Cadets parading down a New Zealand main street How the local cadets at Christchurch, N.Z. turned out to welcome their Canadian cousins The Committee of welcome Parade ground in the rain during tour of Canadian Cadets to Australia and New Zealand Bungalow billet during tour of Canadian Cadets to Australia and New Zealand

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Robert N. Davy collection

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  • 1912 (Creation)
    Davy, Robert N.

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0.01 m of textual records
28 photographs

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The collection consists of a typescript memoir kept by Robert N. Davy and 28 photographs documenting a five month long tour of Australia and New Zealand by a group of 67 cadets and two officers of the 101st Cadet Corps of Vancouver. The tour began in July, 1912 after the Young Australian League extended an invitation to the Cadet Corps.

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Donated by Mrs. R.N. Davy in September 1976.


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