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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
Images
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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
CANADIAN MILITARY PANTS
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19880022013
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADIAN MILITARY PANTS
Date
1944
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
115.0
Width
41.5
Description
PAIR OF DRAB WOOL SERGE BATTLE DRESS TROUSERS, W/ 5 POCKETS, BUTTON FLY & MARKED "SIZE 7, BATTLE DRESS, TROUSERS SERGE,..WAIST.., NOV, 1944". CANADIAN MANUFACTURER INK MARKING OF AN ARROW WITHIN A "C" ON WAISTBAND.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SEE P19880022012-GA.
Catalogue Number
P19880022013
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
LEGION BLAZER
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL/POLYESTER
Catalogue Number
P19970073021
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LEGION BLAZER
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOL/POLYESTER
No. Pieces
2
Length
77
Width
66
Description
NAVY BLUE WOOL/POLYESTER BLEND BLAZER. PALE BLUE SYNTHETIC LINING. FRONT BUTTON CLOSURE; BUTTONS MISSING FROM FRONT AND SLEEVES. BADGE STITCHED TO LEFT BREAST POCKET, WITH "MEMORIAM EORUM RETINEBIMUS LEGION". TWO FRONT LOWER POCKETS WITH FLAPS. TAG INSIDE COLLAR WITH "COUNTRY SQUIRE". ALSO TAG INSIDE LEFT SIDE WITH "TAILORED BY COUNTRY SQUIRE"; WASHING INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
ITEM DONATED TO THE LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073001-GA.
Catalogue Number
P19970073021
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1969
Date Range To
1979
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, VELVETEEN?
Catalogue Number
P20000067003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1969
Date Range To
1979
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, VELVETEEN?
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.0
Length
105.0
Width
54.5
Description
MEN'S IVORY TROUSERS. HAS TWO SIDE POCKETS, AND TWO WELT POCKETS ON THE BACK. BOTTOM OF LEGS ARE TURNED UP AND PRESSED. INSIDE WAISTBAND ARE 4 PATCHES OF LIGHT BROWN VELVETEEN? A WHITE TAG INSIDE WAISTBAND, WITH BROWN EMBROIDERY, READS "CORNWALL PANTS NONE MADE BETTER". WRITTEN INSIDE PANTS, ON ONE OF THE POCKETS, IS "ROTH". ABOVE THIS IS A TAG THAT READS "ASCOT ENGLISH STYLE SLACKS 100% WOOL".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
SEE P20000067001-GA FOR HISTORY. WORN AS PART OF ELK'S OUTFIT?
Catalogue Number
P20000067003
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
RCAF CORPORAL TUNIC
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19970073014
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RCAF CORPORAL TUNIC
Date
1943
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Length
79.7
Width
66.5
Description
BLUE WOOL RCAF TUNIC WITH FOUR FRONTAL POCKETS AND FOUR BRASS BUTTONS UP FRONT CLOSURE. CORPORAL CHEVRON ON SLEEVES (TWO STRIPES), WITH WINGS AND "CANADA" ON TOPS OF SHOULDERS. INTERIOR LINED WITH BLUE COTTON, WITH WHITE STITCHES ALONG BACK. REVERSE OF LOWER LEFT POCKET HAS HANDWRITTEN "II"; STAMPED IS "COOK CLOTHING COMPANY LTD. TORONTO 1943 5' 9" AND 10" 40-41 24". HANDWRITTEN BELOW IS "JESSIE". UNIFORM COMPLETE WITH BLUE WOOL BELT, WITH BRASS DOUBLE-PIN BUCKLE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO THE MUSEUM BY THE LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19970073014
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE PANTS
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19920045004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE PANTS
Date
1942
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
105.7
Description
WOOL, AIR FORCE BLUE. INSIDE ON LINING "J.E. LITTON SGT R 196362 ACASTER" IN INK. 5 BUTTON FLY. "FREED & FREED WINNIPEG" STAMPED ON LINING. STRAIGHT LEG PANTS ARE WORN & SOILED. 2 OUTSIDE SLASH POCKETS AT HIPS. 12 RUSTED STEEL BUTTONS AROUND WAISTBAND FOR SUSPENDERS. INSIDE OF WAISTBAND HAS MARKINGS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DRESS OR PARADE UNIFORM OF ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE. DONOR TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING & GUNNERY SCHOOL WHICH WAS 1 OF MANY BASES ACROSS CANADA THAT TRAINED AIR CREW FOR W.W.II AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN. SEE P19920045001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19920045004
Acquisition Date
1992-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
GREATCOAT
Date Range From
1914
Date Range To
1918
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19739405000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GREATCOAT
Date Range From
1914
Date Range To
1918
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Length
138
Width
49
Description
.1 SIZE 38. FOUR BRASS BUTTON FRONT. EMBOSSED ON BUTTONS: "CROWN (ARTILLERY GUN)". RED SHOULDER EPAULETTES ARTILLERY D IN WHITE COTTON. LARGE CUFFS ON SLEEVES ARE TURNED DOWN & COMING LOOSE. NARROW ELASTIC BAND AT BACK OF NECK. EPAULETTE HAS OUTLINE OF CROWN PIP (MAJOR). ONE LARGE POCKET AT WAIST ON RIGHT SIDE AND ONE SMALL INSIDE POCKET ON INSIDE LEFT BREAST. COLLAR HAS METAL CLASP. .2. HANDKERCHIEF: 3CM (L) X 41CM (L). WHITE LINEN, WITH SIX SILK STRIPES. MACHINE WOVEN INTO BORDER. STAINED, AND BADLY CREASED FROM PREVIOUS STORAGE IN COAT POCKET.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
MAY HAVE BEEN BRIG. GENERAL J.S. STEWART'S GREATCOAT.
Catalogue Number
P19739405000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NAVAL CADET OFFICERS UNIFORM
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CLOTH, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P20010022001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL CADET OFFICERS UNIFORM
Date
1963
Materials
CLOTH, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Length
88
Width
55
Description
.1 JACKET/ TUNIC. NAVY BLUE DOUBLE BREASTED TUNIC WITH ONE SET OF EIGHT BRASS BUTTONS "CANADA" WITH ANCHOR. CUFFS DISPLAY TWO GILT WIRE EMBROIDERED RANK STRIPES WITH ANCHOR BADGE ABOVE. "CANADA" SHOULDER TITLES AT SHOULDERS. INTERIOR LABELED "FLEET STREET CLOTHES TIP TOP TAILORS" AND INSIDE INTERIOR POCKET "JB STILLWELL JAN24/63". .2 PANTS. NAVY BLUE STRAIGHT LEG PANTS. INTERIOR WAIST LABEL INK WRITTEN "NAT DEF STILLWELL C14492/ ND3252"
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
MATERIAL ISSUED TO DONOR IN 1962 WHO ACTED IN THE CAPACITY OF SURGEON LIEUTENANT FOR THE ROYAL CANADIAN SEA CADET CORPS. HE SERVED BETWEEN 1962 AND 1967. FROM 1959 TO 1961 THE DONOR WAS A GENERAL PRACTITIONER IN COALDALE BEFORE MOVING TO THE CAMPBELL CLINIC IN LETHBRIDGE (1961 TO 1995). HE EMIGRATED TO CANADA FROM THE UK MARCH 31ST, 1959.
Catalogue Number
P20010022001
Acquisition Date
2001-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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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
Images
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Other Name
SQUARE DANCING DRESS
Date Range From
1975
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
POLYESTER, LACE, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20010102005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SQUARE DANCING DRESS
Date Range From
1975
Materials
POLYESTER, LACE, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
103.0
Width
50.0
Description
KNEE LENGTH. DRESS IS OFF-WHITE WITH BROWN AND RED RECTANGULAR PATTERNS THROUGHOUT. THERE IS A WIDE RUFFLE AT NECKLINE. ELBOW LENGTH SLEEVES ARE GATHERED AT CUFFS. SKIRT IS GATHERED AT WAISTLINE. THERE IS A PLASTIC ZIPPER IN BACK OF DRESS, WITH A STEEL PULL THAT IS PAINTED BEIGE (PAINT IS CHIPPED). BOTTOM OF DRESS HAS A LARGE RUFFLE THAT IS TRIMMED WITH 3 LINES OF BROWN STITCHING. JUST ABOVE RUFFLE IS AN ORANGE COLOURED STRIP OF LACE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
MADE BY DONOR ABOUT 1975; DRESS WAS WORN WITH WHITE CRINOLINE P20010102007-GA. DONOR AND HUSBAND, JAKE, JOINED THE SOUTHMINSTER CIRCLE SQUARE DANCE CLUB IN 1973 AND CONTINUED TO DANCE UNTIL THE CLUB FOLDED IN SEPTEMBER OF 2001 DUE TO A LACK OF A CALLER AND DIMINISHED DANCERS. SEE ARCHIVES FOR HISTORY OF SQUARE DANCING IN LETHBRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P20010102005
Acquisition Date
2002-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
SQUARE DANCING DRESS
Date Range From
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SYNTHETIC FABRIC, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P20010102004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SQUARE DANCING DRESS
Date Range From
1980
Materials
SYNTHETIC FABRIC, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Length
102.5
Width
63.0
Description
KNEE LENGTH. FABRIC IS GREEN, YELLOW, AND BLUE (COLORS BLEND TOGETHER). THERE IS A WIDE RUFFLE AROUND NECKLINE WITH A STRIP OF GOLD BRAID IN THE CENTER OF RUFFLE. ELBOW LENGTH SLEEVES ARE GATHERED AT CUFFS, WHICH HAVE SAME GOLD BRAID AROUND THEM. THERE IS A GREEN PLASTIC ZIPPER IN THE BACK WITH A METAL PULL (PAINTED GREEN). SKIRT IS GATHERED AT WAISTLINE. THERE IS A WIDE RUFFLE AT BOTTOM OF SKIRT WITH A LINE OF GOLD BRAID AROUND THE TOP.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
HANDMADE BY DONOR AROUND 1980. GOES WITH PETTIPANTS P20010102006-GA. DONOR AND HUSBAND, JAKE, JOINED THE SOUTHMINSTER CIRCLE SQUARE DANCE CLUB IN 1973 AND CONTINUED TO DANCE UNTIL THE CLUB FOLDED IN SEPTEMBER OF 2001 DUE TO A LACK OF A CALLER AND DIMINISHED DANCERS. SEE ARCHIVES FOR HISTORY OF SQUARE DANCING IN LETHBRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P20010102004
Acquisition Date
2002-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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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
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Other Name
JACKET
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19880064001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JACKET
Date
1952
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
3
Length
78.0
Width
43.5
Description
PARADE DRESS SUMMER. "STERLING CLOTHING CO. LTD. 1952". 6 FABRIC INSIGNIA - STITCHED ON. BLUE SHOULDER BRAID. BELT, METAL BUCKLE. SOME WEAR ON BELT AND BUTTONHOLES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
6TH FIELD ENGINEERS - VANCOUVER REGIMENT. LANDED IN FRANCE AFTER BATTLE OF CAEN IN JUNE 1944 A DAY FOLLOWING D-DAY LANDINGS AS A REPLACEMENT. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: ACCORDING TO JOHN EDMOND HEATH’S OBITUARY IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, “HEATH PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010 AT THE AGE OF 88 YEARS. JOHN WAS BORN IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO. HE WAS IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS IN WORLD WAR II AND TOOK PART IN THE D DAY LANDING. HE STAYED WITH THE ARMY FOR 25 YEARS, THEN WENT BACK TO COLLEGE TO BECOME A SCHOOL TEACHER, THEN ENDED HIS WORKING DAYS IN THE POSTAL SERVICE ON SPECIAL GOVERNMENT MAIL.” IT IS UNKNOWN WHEN HEATH MOVED INTO THE LETHBRIDGE REGION. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19880064001
Acquisition Date
1988-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, POLYESTER, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19960033014
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON, POLYESTER, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
90
Width
40.6
Description
KHAKI BROWN NYLON-POLYESTER DRESS. DRESS HAS GORED SKIRT SEWN TO SHORT SLEEVE BLOUSE. BLOUSE HAS POLO COLLAR AND EPAULETS ON SHOULDERS. ON BREAST ARE TWO PATCH POCKETS WITH TWO MORE ON SKIRT. SEVERAL PLEATS ARE GATHERED AT WAIST. UNDER LEFT ARM ALONG SIDE IS ZIPPER. SMALL LOOPS ARE SEWN AT BOTH SIDES AT WAIST. FRONT HAS THREE BUTTON OPENING. ONLY ONE BUTTON IS PRESENT AND THAT IS ON LEFT SHOULDER HOLDING EPAULET. BUTTON IS POLISHED BRASS WITH RAISED HEAD OF WOMAN WITH GREEK HELMET ON. BENEATH HEAD IS "CWAC". SEWN INSIDE ARE SHOULDER PADS. HAND PRINTED IN BLACK INK ON INSIDE BETWEEN SHOULDER BLADES IS "SCHMIDT AL.". DOWN CENTER OF BACK IS INVERTED PLEAT WITH SINGLE KNIFE PLEAT ON EITHER SIDE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DRESS WAS FOUND IN STORAGE AT THE ARMOURIES AND DONATED BY THE 18TH AIR DEFENSE REGIMENT. DRESS IS SERVICE DRESS MOST LIKELY FROM THE 1960'S, POSSIBLY FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Catalogue Number
P19960033014
Acquisition Date
1996-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
SERVICE SHIRT
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19960033023
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SERVICE SHIRT
Date
1964
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
76
Length
60
Width
46.5
Description
KHAKI LONG-SLEEVED COTTON SHIRT. SHIRT HAS POLO COLLAR AND EPAULETS SEWN TO SHOULDERS. EPAULETS BUTTON DOWN NEAR NECK. SHIRT HAS 5 BUTTON FRONT CLOSURE. HAS TWO BREAST POCKETS, EACH FLAP POCKET WITH BUTTON FLAPS AND STRAIGHT CUT BOTTOM CORNERS. HAS TAILORED SLEEVES WITH 6.1CM PLAIN CUFFS. CUFFS HAVE SINGLE HOLE AND BUTTON. ALL BUTTONS ON SHIRT ARE PLASTIC AND OLIVE DRAB IN COLOR. SEAMS ARE DOUBLE STITCHED. SHIRT TAIL AND PANEL HEMS ARE ROUNDED INTO SHORT SPLIT AT SIDES. STAMPED ON INSIDE OF COLLAR IN BLACK INK IS "76 34 PERFECTION AUGUST 64". LEFT SLEEVE HAS SMALL WHITE STAIN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SHIRT WAS FOUND IN STORAGE AT THE ARMOURIES AND WAS 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
P19960033023
Acquisition Date
1996-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1968
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073045
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1968
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Length
78.7
Width
42.5
Description
DRAB GREEN WOOL SHIRT. FRONT BUTTON CLOSURE WITH VERTICAL FABRIC PANEL BENEATH BUTTON HOLES. TWO BREAST POCKETS. SHIRT IS MISSING THIRD BUTTON FROM TOP. MARKED INSIDE BACK SHIRT-TAIL IN BLACK IS "NICK PONECH". INSIDE RIGHT BREAST POCKET WAS FOUND A LIGHT GREEN HANDKERCHIEF, 41.2 X 40.7CM. DARKER GREEN BORDER, WITH BEIGE AND WHITE PLAID. CREASED FROM FOLDING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY NICK PONECH, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. DONOR'S HISTORY UNKNOWN. FOR MORE HISTORY ON COLLECTION SEE P19970073001-GA. ***HANDKERCHIEF STORED IN SECOND LOCATION. USE OF SHIRT UNKNOWN; MILITARY ASSOCIATION. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS ABLE TO DISCOVER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE DONOR. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING: NICHOLAS RONALD PONECH WAS BORN IN LETHBRIDGE ON JUNE 27, 1940 AND DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2006 AT THE AGE OF 66. HE SERVED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIT IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA AS A SAPPER.
Catalogue Number
P19970073045
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
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