2_3509 was published in St. Thomas Times-Journal on April 22, 1950, page one.
4 negatives: plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of attendees of the Elgin Regiment's St. George's Day Dinner.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal on April 22, 1950, page one: “They Liked the Band’s Performance.”
2_3509: “Three of the principals at the celebration dinner for St. George’s Day by the Elgin regiment on Friday evening appeared in the above group photograph, Lieut.-General Charles Foulkes, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., Chief of the General Staff, who was guest of honor, flacking Lt.-Col. Harry Medcalf on the left, and Brigadier J.A. W. Bennett, O.B.E., of London, on the right. Their pleased expressions reflect the enjoyment they got from a demonstration by the new Elgin Regiment Trumpet Band which they were watching when the phot was taken.”
2_1391 and 2_1392 were published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on April 24, 1947, page one.
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Scope and Content
Photographs of members of the Elgin Regiment at a St. George's Day banquet.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "Two Interesting Groups at St. George's Day Dinner."
2_1392: "Many prominent St. Thomas and Elgin County citizens were among the guests of the active officers of The Elgin Regiment at their St. George's Day Dinner here Wednesday evening. Among them, appearing above with Major-General Chris Vokes, one of Canada's outstanding war leaders in World War II who now commands Central Commmand of the Canadian Army, were Joseph Burns (left), who has been actively associated with the regiment ever since his return from Peru in the late 20's; J. T. Stewart, president of St. Thomas Steel Products Ltd.; Major J. Bruce Caldwell; Warden James McBain; and John Jolly, general manager of the Timken Roller Bearing Co. Canadian factory in St. Thomas."
2_1391: "Lt.-Col. Harry Medcalf, who now commands The Elgin Regiment, is here flanked by all the former commanding officers residing in Elgin. They are, from left to right, Lt-Col. Ian D. Cameron, Lt.-Col. Warren Andrews, Lt.-Col. W. J. Green, Lt.-Col. Medcalf, Col. George Stanbury, Col. D. E. Gerrard and Lt.-Col. H. C. Cameron."