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Other Name
PUTTEE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON CANVAS, LEATHER, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19880022005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PUTTEE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON CANVAS, LEATHER, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Length
35.0
Width
14.0
Description
MILITARY FIELD PUTTEES. BRASS BUCKLES & LEATHER GUSSETTS. BOTH STAMPED "B.A.C. -1943".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SEE P19880022001-GA
Catalogue Number
P19880022005
Acquisition Date
1988-04
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19880022011
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
83.0
Width
44.2
Description
KHAKI. MILITARY DRESS JACKET, CAPTAIN'S RANK. BRASS "CANADA" TITLES, BUTTONS & PIPS WITH INSIGNIA. LINING UNDER ARMS WORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SEE P19880022001-GA
Catalogue Number
P19880022011
Acquisition Date
1988-04
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NAVAL TROUSERS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073028
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL TROUSERS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
113.8
Width
42
Description
PAIR OF NAVY BLUE WOOL NAVAL TROUSERS. LINED WITH LIGHT BLUE COTTON AT WAISTBAND. TWO SIDE PANELS WITH POCKETS AT WAIST, BUTTON TOGETHER AT CENTRE; THIRD PANEL BUTTONS UP FROM BELOW. NO MARKINGS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073026-36-GA FOR RELATED PIECES. SEE P19970073001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970073028
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
JERSEY
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19970073027
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JERSEY
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
64
Width
43
Description
NAVY BLUE WOOL TIGHT-KNIT PULL-OVER JERSEY. LONG SLEEVES, WITH 10CM CUFFS; 8CM HEM AT BOTTOM. TIGHT KNIT. "NAVAL" STAMPED INSIDE HEM IN WHITE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. JERSEYS WERE WORN BY NAVAL CREW DURING WINTERS UNDERNEATH 'SQUARE RIG' FOR EXTRA WARMTH. SEE P19970073001-GA FOR MORE HISTORY ON COLLECTION.
Catalogue Number
P19970073027
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19920045006
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
162
Width
45.5
Description
COTTON DENIM, DARK BLUE 1 PIECE PAIR OF COVERALLS. TORN IN PLACES, STAINED. 6 OUTER BODY POCKETS; 2 SLASH OPENINGS AT HIPS. SEVERE TEARS BELOW RIGHT KNEE AND BELOW LEFT SIDE WAISTLINE. SEVERAL MINOR TEARS & NIPS THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
CANADIAN AIRFORCE ISSUE WORKING COVERALLS. DONOR TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING & GUNNERY SCHOOL AS PART OF BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN DURING WWII. SEE P19920045006-GA FOR DONOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19920045006
Acquisition Date
1992-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19920045003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
77.5
Description
WOOL, AIR FORCE BLUE, 4 OUTSIDE POCKETS (2 BREAST, 2 SKIRT) SECURED W/ BRASS BUTTONS WITH AN EAGLE IN FLIGHT BELOW A KING'S CROWN AND "R.C.A.F." ALONG BOTTOM EDGE. INSIGNIA DENOTES SOLDIER WAS A WARRANT OFFICER 2ND CLASS. SOILED BROWN & GOLD COTTON BADGE ON LEFT TOP OF A WING ATTACHED TO A WREATH BEARING "B",THE KING'S CROWN AND "RCAF". SOILED "CANADA" SHOULDER TITLES. LINING MARKED "J.E. LITTON, SGT.". BELT HOOKS SLIGHTLY RUSTED. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DRESS OR PARADE UNIFORM OF AIR FORCE. "B" INDICATES BOMBARDIER IN AIR FORCE. DONOR TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING & GUNNERY SCHOOL, THAT WAS 1 OF MANY SITES ACROSS CANADA WHICH TRAINED AIR CREW FOR W.W.II AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN. SEE P19920045001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19920045003
Acquisition Date
1992-08
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1946
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20000036002
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1946
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
6.0
Length
87.0
Width
45.0
Description
KHAKI GREEN, COTTON SHIRT. HAS SHORT SLEEVES AND COLLAR. SHIRT IS OPENED ALL THE WAY DOWN FRONT. THERE ARE FIVE BROWN, PLASTIC BUTTONS DOWN FRONT OPENING. THERE IS ALSO A BUTTON ON EACH SIDE OF SHIRT IN SHOULDER BLADE AREA. THERE IS A FLAPPED PATCH POCKET ON EACH SIDE OF FRONT OPENING, THAT CLOSES WITH A BUTTON (AS ABOVE). BACK OF SHIRT IS SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN FRONT; SIDES OF SHIRT ARE SPLIT AT BOTTOM. INSIDE LEFT OF SHIRT IS STAMPED "KNIGHT, J.L".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, JOHN LLOYD KNIGHT, SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE DEVILS BRIGADE) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. THIS SHIRT IS PART OF UNIFORM P20000036003-5-GA. SEE RECORD P20000036001-GA FOR DONOR BIOGRAPHY AND BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FSSF.
Catalogue Number
P20000036002
Acquisition Date
2000-10
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1946
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P20000036003
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1946
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.0
Length
110.0
Width
57.0
Description
OLIVE DRAB WOOL. THE FRONT OPENING CLOSES WITH 5 OLIVE PAINTED, STEEL BUTTONS. THE BUTTONS ARE HIDDEN BY AN EXTRA FLAP OF MATERIAL IN FRONT. POCKETS, WAISTBAND AND FLY OF PANTS ARE LINED WITH AN OFF-WHITE MATERIAL. THERE ARE 6 BUTTONS (AS ABOVE) AROUND INSIDE OF WAISTBAND. STAMPED ON INSIDE OF WAISTBAND IS A "C" WITH AN ARROW IN THE MIDDLE, AND "5" FOLLOWED BY ILLEGIBLE PRINT. THERE ARE MEASUREMENTS AND A DATE STAMPED BELOW THIS THAT ARE ALMOST ILLEGIBLE "NOV 194". . .". THERE IS A FLAPPED PATCH POCKET ON RIGHT BACK. THERE ARE MULTIPLE BUTTONS (AS ABOVE) AROUND OUTSIDE OF WAISTBAND. PANTS ARE WORN THROUGH IN VARIOUS SPOTS, ESPECIALLY AT CROTCH AREA.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, JOHN LLOYD KNIGHT, SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE DEVILS BRIGADE) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. THESE PANTS BELONG WITH UNIFORM P20000036002-5-GA. SEE RECORD P20000036001-GA FOR DONOR BIOGRAPHY AND BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FSSF.
Catalogue Number
P20000036003
Acquisition Date
2000-10
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20000040001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.0
Length
85.0
Width
46.0
Description
COTTON, KHAKI, LONG SLEEVED SHIRT. FRONT OPENING HAS 6 PLASTIC, KHAKI BUTTONS AS CLOSURE; EACH CUFF ALSO HAS A BUTTON. THERE IS A FLAPPED PATCH POCKET ON EACH SIDE OF CHEST. THERE ARE PLAIN EPAULETTES ON SHOULDERS EACH KEPT IN PLACE BY A BUTTON (AS ABOVE). BACK OF SHIRT IS SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN FRONT. WRITTEN ON INSIDE BACK OF SHIRT, TOWARD BOTTOM, IS "R HUTTON".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
BELONGED TO DONOR. SHIRT IS FROM UNIFORM USED DURING SERVICE IN THE ARMY CORP. DONOR TRAINED AS A TANK DRIVER IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CORP, IN CAMP BORDEN ONTARIO, IN 1945. SERVED ONLY IN CANADA, NOT OVERSEAS. DONOR BORN AND RAISED IN LETHBRIDGE; MADE A LIVING AS AN ELECTRICIAN. A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, GENERAL STEWART BRANCH; HE IS ALSO A PAST PRESIDENT. *NOTE* THIS ITEM WAS PREVIOUSLY LOCATED AT PA U21 T. AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, THE ITEM WAS UNACCOUNTED FOR. IT IS LIKELY THAT THE OBJECT IS ON PERMANENT EXHIBIT UNDER EITHER P19970073011 OR P20000047008.
Catalogue Number
P20000040001
Acquisition Date
2000-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19990041021
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
CANVAS, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.8
Length
62.1
Width
59.5
Description
WHITE, CANVAS, MEN'S NAVAL SHORTS. SIX BUTTON FRONT CLOSURE. BUTTONS ARE WHITE PLASTIC. BUTTON HOLES ARE ON AN EXTRA PIECE OF MATERIAL UNDERNEATH TOP LAYER, SUBSEQUENTLY HIDING BUTTONS. THERE ARE ALSO SIX WHITE PLASTIC BUTTONS AROUND THE INSIDE OF THE WAISTBAND. THERE ARE SIX, LARGE BELT LOOPS AROUND OUTSIDE OF WAISTBAND. STAMPED INSIDE WAISTBAND IS "NAVAL" "SIZE 14 8 FT. 9 INS. - 10 INS. W-31-32". . . "1943". SHORTS HAVE TWO SIDE POCKETS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
NAVAL UNIFORM BELONGED TO WILLIAM T. NUGENT, DONOR'S HUSBAND. WILLIAM WAS IN THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WWII. RELATED CATALOGUE NUMBERS P19990041019-20-GA. MURIEL NUGENT WAS BORN MARCH 30, 1915 IN WINNIPEG. THERE, SHE MET AND MARRIED WILLIAM T. NUGENT AND IN 1946, WITH THEIR FAMILY, THEY CAME TO LETHBRIDGE. THEY MOVED IN ORDER THAT WILLIAM COULD TAKE UP A JOB WITH WESTERN CANADIAN HARDWARE IN LETHBRIDGE. PRIOR, HE HAD SERVED WITH THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WORLD WAR II. MURIEL PASSED AWAY OCTOBER 8, 2002 AND WAS PREDECEASED BY HER HUSBAND IN 1989.
Catalogue Number
P19990041021
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19990041020
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
CANVAS, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.7
Length
76.2
Width
58.0
Description
WHITE, CANVAS, MAN'S NAVAL JACKET. FOUR BUTTON FRONT CLOSURE. BUTTONS ARE GOLD WITH AN ANCHOR ON THEM, AND "CANADA" ACROSS THE ANCHOR. HAS TWO BREAST POCKETS. SEWN ON EACH SHOULDER IS A WHITE RECTANGLE, WITH "CANADA" EMBROIDERED IN IT IN BLUE. ON THE UPPER PART OF ONE ARM, A WHITE CIRCLE IS SEWN ON WITH AN EMBROIDERED BLUE STAR IN IT. AN UPRIGHT COLLAR CLOSES WITH TWO SILVER HOOKS AND EYES. BEHIND THESE IS AN EXTRA PIECE OF WHITE CANVAS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
NAVAL UNIFORM BELONGED TO WILLIAM T. NUGENT, DONOR'S HUSBAND. WILLIAM WAS IN THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WWII. RELATED CATALOGUE NUMBERS P19990041019-21-GA. MURIEL NUGENT WAS BORN MARCH 30, 1915 IN WINNIPEG. THERE, SHE MET AND MARRIED WILLIAM T. NUGENT AND IN 1946, WITH THEIR FAMILY, THEY CAME TO LETHBRIDGE. THEY MOVED IN ORDER THAT WILLIAM COULD TAKE UP A JOB WITH WESTERN CANADIAN HARDWARE IN LETHBRIDGE. PRIOR, HE HAD SERVED WITH THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WORLD WAR II. MURIEL PASSED AWAY OCTOBER 8, 2002 AND WAS PREDECEASED BY HER HUSBAND IN 1989.
Catalogue Number
P19990041020
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MILITARY DRESS TROUSERS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19960061002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MILITARY DRESS TROUSERS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
87.5
Width
40
Description
PAIR OF DRAB GREEN WOOL PLEATED PANTS WITH CREASE AND BUTTONFLY. HAS 4 BROWN PLASTIC BUTTONS ON OUTSIDE OF WAISTBAND, AND TWO INSIDE THE BACK TO ATTACH TO SUSPENDERS. HAS TWO FRONT AND 1 REAR POCKETS, BACK CLOSES WITH BROWN PLASTIC BUTTON. ALL BUTTONS ARE MARKED ON THE SURFACE "BURBERRY'S LONDON". HAS NO LABEL ON THE INSIDE. HAS HIGH WAISTBAND IN THE BACK. STILL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH LITTLE EVIDENCE OF WEAR.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
HISTORY OF THIS PARTICULAR UNIFORM IS UNKNOWN, HOWEVER DONOR WAS THE LAST COMMANDER OF THE 18TH FIELD REGIMENT BEFORE IT SWITCHED TO THE 18TH AIR DEFENSE REGIMENT. DONOR WAS LATER COLONEL JACOBSON, COMMANDER OF SOUTH ALBERTA MILITIA DISTRICT, AND FINALLY COLONEL COMMANDANT OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. SOME UNIFORMS ARE FROM 1967-1970 (WITH MISSING PIECES) OF AN ARTILLERY OFFICER. COLLECTION WAS COMPLETE BUT SOME PIECES WERE LOST WHEN DONATED TO THE 18TH BATTERY, AND THEY WERE LATER RETURNED TO HIM ANONYMOUSLY. ARTIFACTS WERE DAMAGED IN A HOUSE FIRE IN 1981, WHEN DONOR'S HOME BURNED DOWN. DONOR IS NOW JUDGE RONALD JACOBSON. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE P19960106001-GA, AND THE ARCHIVES FILE P19901044000-GM.
Catalogue Number
P19960061002
Acquisition Date
1996-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS
Catalogue Number
P19990041019
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL UNIFORM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
CANVAS
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
70.5
Width
82.8
Description
MAN'S WHITE CANVAS NAVAL SHIRT. HAS TWO BREAST POCKETS. FRONT IS OPEN TO ABOUT HALF-WAY DOWN. THERE IS A BUTTON HOLE AND A SPOT WHERE A BUTTON USED TO BE WHERE THE SHIRT IS OPEN. HAS A FOLDED DOWN COLLAR. INSIDE COLLAR IS STAMPED WITH "V91274". HAS SHORT SLEEVES. THERE IS A SHORT SLIT AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH SIDE SEAM. THE BACK HAS AN EXTRA PIECE OF MATERIAL SEWN ON THAT STARTS FROM THE SHOULDERS AND CURVES INTO THE MIDDLE, AND FORMS A RECTANGULAR BOTTOM ABOUT 3/4 OF THE WAY DOWN THE BACK. SHIRT HAS A FEW SMALL BROWNISH STAINS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
NAVAL UNIFORM BELONGED TO WILLIAM T. NUGENT, DONOR'S HUSBAND. HE WAS IN THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WORLD WAR II. RELATED CATALOGUE NUMBERS P19990041020-21-GA. MURIEL NUGENT WAS BORN MARCH 30, 1915 IN WINNIPEG. THERE, SHE MET AND MARRIED WILLIAM T. NUGENT AND IN 1946, WITH THEIR FAMILY, THEY CAME TO LETHBRIDGE. THEY MOVED IN ORDER THAT WILLIAM COULD TAKE UP A JOB WITH WESTERN CANADIAN HARDWARE IN LETHBRIDGE. PRIOR, HE HAD SERVED WITH THE NAVAL RESERVES IN WINNIPEG DURING WORLD WAR II. MURIEL PASSED AWAY OCTOBER 8, 2002 AND WAS PREDECEASED BY HER HUSBAND IN 1989.
Catalogue Number
P19990041019
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19960033008
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
84.5
Length
87.5
Width
47.5
Description
WHITE COTTON DRESS SHIRT HAS BANDED ROUND COLLAR WITH SINGLE BUTTON FASTENER. SLEEVES HAVE 12CM WIDE FRENCH CUFFS. CUFFS HAVE TWO HOLES EACH FOR CUFF LINKS ON LEFT BREAST IS PATCH POCKET WITH POINTED BOTTOM. THERE ARE FIVE PLASTIC BUTTONS TO CLOSE FRONT WITH, EACH IS MILKY-CLEAR COLOR. BOTTOM HEM HAS ROUNDED SQUARE CUT SHIRT TAIL AND FRONT HEM WITH SHORT SPLIT UP BOTH SIDES. AT BACK OF COLLAR IS STITCHED WHITE LABEL WHICH READS "WOVEN IN ENGLAND FOR FORSYTH BOND STREET SELECTED BROADLOTH SHIRTING". BENEATH "16-4-DOUBLE CUFF" IS STAMPED IN BLACK INK. ON COLLAR "PAL 16" AND "0802-1981 J" IS STAMPED IN BLACK INK. COLLAR OF SHIRT IS WORN AND TORN IN SEVERAL PLACES. COLLAR HAS A GREAT DEAL OF INSECT DAMAGE. COLLAR AND SHOULDER AREAS ARE STAINED AND THE REST OF SHIRT HAS SMALL RUST STAINS AS WELL.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SHIRT IS DRESS SHIRT FROM A UNIFORM. WAS FOUND AT ARMOURIES AND DONATED BY 18TH AIR DEFENSE REGIMENT. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS UNABLE TO DISCOVER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE OBJECT BECAUSE IT WAS COLLECTED IN THE INTEREST OF REPRESENTING TYPOLOGY RATHER THAN INDIVIDUAL OWNERSHIP. NO UNIQUE MARKINGS TO HELP IDENTIFY ORIGINAL OWNER.
Catalogue Number
P19960033008
Acquisition Date
1996-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1946
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, SATIN
Catalogue Number
P19990020002
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1946
Materials
WOOL, SATIN
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.4
Length
64.9
Width
50.0
Description
KNITTED SWEATER. OLIVE DRAB. WHITE FABRIC TAG ON INSIDE OF NECK READS "JANTZEN" IN ORANGE, AND "SPORTSWEAR MADE IN CANADA M" IN RED. ALSO ON TAG IS THE IMAGE OF A SWIMMER IN MID DIVE. SWIMMER IS ORANGE AND RED. SWEATER HAS A V-NECK. IS OTHERWISE PLAIN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SEE P19990020001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PAIR OF BOXER SHORTS DONATED BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, BRANCH #4. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALLAN MCKAGUE WAS BORN IN WEYBURN, SK ON JANUARY 4, 1919, THE SON OF LAWSON AND BEATRICE MCKAGUE (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). ON MAY 10, 1942, HE WAS MARRIED TO HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART NORMA DAHL AND THE COUPLE CELEBRATED THEIR 63RD ANNIVERSARY IN 2005. ACCORDING TO ALLAN’S OBITUARY, HE “TRAINED AS AN AIRCRAFT MECHANIC IN BURBANK, CA MOVING TO VANCOUVER TO WORK FOR BOEING AIRCRAFT. HE LATER SERVED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ARTILLERY AT BOTH PETAWAWA AND KINGSTON, ON PRIOR TO BEING DEPLOYED TO LONDON, ENGLAND. AFTER THE WAR ALLAN WORKED IN MCKAGUE’S GENERAL STORE IN VICEROY, SK AND LATER FOR CONFEDERATION LINE.” ALLAN AND NORMA MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1972, WHERE ALLAN WORKED AT BENY’S CHEV OLDS UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1984. ALLAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 6, 2006. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19990020002
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NAVAL DRILL JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073031
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL DRILL JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
88.4
Width
162
Description
WHITE COTTON LONG-SLEEVED DRILL JUMPER. RECTANGULAR IN SHAPE, WITH NARROW AND DEEP V-NECK. 20CM COLLAR FOLDS BACK OVER SHOULDERS. WHITE LIGHT COTTON TIE KNOTTED AT BASE OF V IN NECK. STENCILLED IN BLACK AT BACK SHOULDERS "A.D. HERMAN". "H4875" STAMPED IN BLACK IN RIGHT CORNER OF COLLAR. LARGE POCKET STITCHED TO INSIDE LEFT BREAST. DISCOLORED WITH WATER STAINS THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073026-36-GA FOR RELATED PIECES. SEE P19970073001-GA FOR HISTORY. WORN WITH BLUE DUNGAREE COLLAR, GUNSHIRT (030), AND WHITE SEAMAN'S CAP (036) AS SUMMER ISSUE, FOR MEDITERRANEAN SERVICE. SEE O32 FOR MATCHING TROUSERS PREVIOUSLY BELONGING TO SAME DONOR. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS ABLE TO DISCOVER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE ORIGINAL OWNER. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING: ACCORDING TO THE LEGION MAGAZINE ONLINE ALLAN HERMAN SERVED WITH THE NAVY IN WORLD WAR II. HIS SERVICE NUMBER WAS 7747812. HERMAN PASSED AWAY ON AUGUST 15, 1997. THE LEGION MAGAZINE ALSO LISTS HIS BRANCH AS: CRESCENT BRANCH, LOCATED IN SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA. ALLAN HERMAN IS NOT MENTIONED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. IT IS UNKNOWN HOW THE JACKET CAME INTO THE POSSESSION OF THE LETHBRIDGE BRANCH OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION.
Catalogue Number
P19970073031
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CANADIAN WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS SKIRT
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, WOOL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19890024004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADIAN WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS SKIRT
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON, WOOL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
60
Width
33.3
Description
KHAKI COTTON & WOOL MILITARY SKIRT, BUTTON & BRASS ZIPPER SIDE FASTENER. 70 CM WAIST. WORN LABEL ON INNER WAISTBAND MARKED "SKIRT SIZE" AND MANUFACTURER. BROWN COTTON STRIP LINES INTERIOR NEAR BOTTOM EDGE OF SKIRT. 17 CM BRASS ZIPPER, BROWN PLASTIC BUTTON AND NICKEL HOOK & EYE CLOSE FRONT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
STERLING CLOAK CO. LTD. WINNIPEG, CANADA. CANADIAN WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS. SEE P19890024001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS UNABLE TO RETRIEVE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ORIGINAL DONOR. SERGEANT LAURA E. HICKS SERVED WITH THE CANADIAN WOMEN’S ARMY CORPS DURING WWII. ACCORDING TO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND THE GALT ARCHIVES, SGT. HICKS WAS FROM LETHBRIDGE AND SERVED OVERSEAS. CHRISTMAS CARDS HELD IN ARCHIVES INDICATE THAT SHE WAS IN LONDON, ENGLAND AROUND CHRISTMAS 1944. HER DONATED CWAC HAT (P19890024001) HAS HER MILITARY SERVICE NUMBER WRITTEN IN AND READS, “W.15095 PVT, HICKS, L.E.”. THIS WAS WRITTEN BEFORE HER PROMOTION(S) FROM PRIVATE TO SERGEANT. AT THE TIME OF DONATION, LAURA HICKS SAID THAT THE CHARMS ON HER CHARM BRACELET (P19890024009) CHART HER UNIT’S OVERSEAS PROGRESS IN 1944. CHARMS INCLUDE: SINT-TRUIDEN (BELGIUM), PARIS (FRANCE), GHENT (BELGIUM), SAINT-OMER (FRANCE), BRUSSELS (BELGIUM), ANTWERP (BELGIUM), ARC DE TRIOMPHE PARIS (FRANCE), OSTEND (BELGIUM), VERSAILLES (FRANCE), LEOPOLDSBURG (BELGIUM). FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19890024004
Acquisition Date
1989-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19880022012
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
58.6
Width
41.1
Description
DRAB WOOL SHORT-WAISTED BATTLE DRESS JACKET W/ 2 BREAST POCKETS, 5 BUTTON FRONT CLOSURE, & WAIST BELT W/ BUCKLE. 2 EPAULETS WITH 3 DIAMOND PIPS OF WHITE & BROWN COTTON EMBROIDERED ON RED WOOL BACKING. PIPS DENOTE CAPTAINS RANK. HEAVY BLUE & RED COTTON SHOULDER TITLES "2 A/T RCA". WHITE EMBROIDERED "CANADA" TITLE ON KHAKI WOOL ON EITHER SLEEVE. BLUE WOOL SHOULDER FLASHES DENOTES 2ND CANADIAN INFANTRY DIVISION. SERVICE CHEVRON=9 YRS
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
BELONGED TO CAPTAIN ROSS R. JOHNSON, WHO SERVED WITH THE 20TH ANTI-TANK BATTERY (ATB) FROM SEPTEMBER 1939 TO OCTOBER 1945. THE 20TH ATB, 2ND ANTI-TANK DIVISION, WAS THE FIRST UNIT RAISED IN LETHBRIDGE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, ALONG WITH THE 39TH AND 112TH FIELD BATTERIES, AND THE 6TH FIELD PARK COMPANY ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS. AS A MEMBER OF THE 20TH ATB JOHNSON WOULD HAVE SEEN ACTION IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE, BEFORE THE UNIT WAS DISBANDED IN THE FALL OF 1945. LETHBRIDGE 20TH FIELD ARTILLERY IN NOVEMBER 1939 CHANGED TO 20TH ANTI-TANK BATTERY, 2ND ANTI-TANK DIVISION. DEMOBILIZED AND REFORMED AS LETHBRIDGE 20TH FIELD ARTILLERY STARTED WITH 2 POUNDERS ARTILLERY PIECES, MOVED TO 6 POUNDERS THEN TO 17 POUNDERS "DIRECT LAY" ARTILLERY (HAD TO SEE TARGET) DONOR JOINED AFTER FORMATION (1940) AND "DE-MOB" IN LETHBRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P19880022012
Acquisition Date
1988-04
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19920045005
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1942
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
164.7
Description
PAIR OF AIR FORCE BLUE WOOL BATTLE DRESS BLOUSE WITH 2 BREAST POCKETS, 5 BUTTON HIDDEN FRONT CLOSURE, WAIST BELT W/ BUCKLE, & COLLAR THAT SECURES WITH TWO CORRODED HOOK & EYES. INSIGNIA DENOTES SOLDIER WAS A WARRANT OFFICER 2ND CLASS. SOILED BROWN & GOLD COTTON BADGE OVER LT SIDE BREAST POCKET. INSIGNIA DEPICTS WING ATTACHED TO WREATH BEARING LETTER "B", KINGS CROWN, AND "RCAF". SEE CONSERVATION REPORT. NOTE: UNIFORM MISSING BUTTONS ON RECEIPT, INCLUDING LEFT PROPER SHOULDER (EPAULLETE) AND TOP FRONT CLOSURE LOCATIONS. TWO BUTTONS FOUND IN THE UNIFORM'S POCKETS WERE RETURNED TO THE UNIFORM IN NOVEMBER 2010 AT THE UPPER MOST FRONT CLOSURE AND SHOULDER LOCATIONS. TO REFERENCE THE PRE-DATING CONDITION, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR IMAGES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
CANADIAN AIR FORCE ISSUE BATTLE DRESS. DONOR TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING & GUNNERY SCHOOL, 1 OF MANY BASES ACROSS CANADA THAT TRAINED AIRCREW FOR W.W.II AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN. SEE ALSO P19920045001-GA FOR COMPLETE DONOR HISTORY. USED AT THE LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING AND GUNNERY SCHOOL. BATTLE DRESS UNIFORM OF R.C.A.F. WARRANT OFFICER 2ND CLASS LITTON WHO WAS TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING AND GUNNERY SCHOOL. R.A.F. TYPE BATTLE DRESS WAS INTRODUCED IN 1941. THE BOMBER’S “HALF-WING” IS DISPLAYED ON THE LEFT BREAST.
Catalogue Number
P19920045005
Acquisition Date
1992-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MILITARY DRESS JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19960097005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MILITARY DRESS JACKET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
2
Length
81
Width
46
Description
DRAB GREEN WOOL DRESS JACKET WITH TWO BOX PLEATED PATCH POCKETS WITH SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS ON BREAST SECURED WITH BUTTON, BUT ALL BUTTONS ARE MISSING, EXCEPT FOR BRASS ARTILLERY BUTTONS ON TOP OF EACH SHOULDER FLAP. AT BASE OF FLAP IS A BRASS "CANADA" SHOULDER BAR. ALSO HAS 2 PATCH POCKETS BOTTOM FRONT WITH FLAPS THAT BUTTON CLOSE. EACH SLEEVE HAS CHEVRON CUFF, AND REAR HAS CENTRE BACK VENT. ON INSIDE OF HIDDEN POCKET IS WHITE LABEL MARKED "ROBERT LILLICO, LTD., CIVIL & MILITARY TAILORS. 7. MADDOX STREET, LONDON, W.L.", AND TYPED BELOW ON LABEL IS "LT. E.N.J. HEINITZ R.C.A." ALL BUT 2 BUTTONS ARE MISSING, AND ARE ALSO MISSING SHOULDER BARS, ONLY HOLES LEFT ON LAPEL AND SHOULDER FLAPS. SECOND PIECE IS 104.1 CM LONG DRAB GREEN BELT WITH BRASS BUCKLE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
FOR VALUABLE INFORMATION ON NORM HEINITZ’S MILITARY SERVICE, PLEASE REFERENCE P19960097004, ITS PERMANENT FILE AND ARCHIVAL DONATION 20091074. FINALLY, PLEASE NOTE THAT NORM HEINTIZ’S WIFE MARY DONATED THREE CASED WORLD WAR TWO MEDALS TO THE GALT’ COLLECTIONS DEPT. IN APRIL 2010, BUT THE OFFER WAS NOT ACCEPTED. THE OFFER WAS, HOWEVER, ACCEPTED BY THE GALT’S EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND THE MEDALS WERE DEPOSITED THERE IN NOVEMBER 2010. FOR MORE PHYSICAL DETAILS ON THE MEDALS, PLEASE REFERENCE P19960097004. DONOR MARY HEINITZ PASSED AWAY ON 4 JULY 2013 IN CALGARY, AB..
Catalogue Number
P19960097005
Acquisition Date
1996-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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