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War Brides Speaking at W.I. Meeting

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Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
  1 image     1 website  
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col.
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of Edna Simpson and Ruby Fletcher at a Clachan W.I. meeting held March 22, 2010, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Four, page 36. The two women were war brides and spoke of their experiences during and after the Second World War.
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

Second World War Soldier - Orville Long's Grave

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives139296
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
  4 images     1 website  
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
4 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
Four colour photographs concerning the grave of Orville Albert Long (service number A116352), a Second World War soldier, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Six, page 21. Trooper Long was born in 1921 to Garnet H. and Annie Mae (Purcell) Long in Wardsville. He was a member of 14th Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C., and was killed in action on August 27, 1944. He is buried at Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery in Calvados, France:
Trooper Long's gravestone, with a picture of him [21a];
A view of Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery [21b];
A memorial ceremony [21c];
A scenery shot, possibly taken in France [21d].
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/second-world-war/second-world-war-dead-1939-1947/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=41904&
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Virtual War Memorial: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2333804
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
War Memorials
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives188335
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Series
Harley Lashbrook Collection - Research files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Photocopied newspaper clippings of newspaper articles relating to the 1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station.
Name Access
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
Subject Access
Air Disasters