In The Trenches – LCol. J.A. Currie Letter Drafts

Photocopies of pages of a diary written by LCol. J.A. Currie, contents of which are a number of drafts of letters and list of soldiers with marking of their status, all from after the 2nd Battle of Ypres, kept inside a manila file folder. On the top of multiple letter drafts, he writes as a […]

WW1 Prisoner of War Postcard by RSM Lewis E. DeHarte – March 26, 1917

Postcard sent home from a German prisoner of war camp, Gefangenenlager Zerbst in Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, by RSM Lewis E. DeHarte to his wife in Toronto, Canada. RSM Lewis E. DeHarte was a prisoner of war from 1915-1919. To be noted, this postcard differs from many of RSM DeHarte’s post card sent prior to the […]

‘Coronation, Elizabeth II’ – Photograph

Colourized photograph of the coronation procession of Queen Elizabeth II passing on the street in front of the Canada House building in London, UK, on June 2, 1953. The photograph is laminated on framed on a white plastic backing with a brass metal name plate below the photo with blue text printed on it which […]

Letter Home by RSM L.E.DeHarte – April 14, 1915

Letter sent back home by RSM L.E. DeHarte to his wife while he was in France, written on April 14, 1915. The letter is on two pieces of yellowed paper, both are the same size and with a red printed image in the top left of the 48th Highlanders’ badge and text below the badge […]

Field Service Post Card – Army Form A2042 – RSM L.E. DeHarte

A yellow-brown rectangular paper card with a templated form printed on the back, and was one of the first widespread government forms, as this type of document is regarded today, being a templated document with limited spaces for specific information only to be written and pre-determined options to be selected. On the front of the […]

Field Service Post Card – Army Form A2042 – Pte. Harry Tomalin

A yellow-brown rectangular paper card with a templated form printed on the back, and was one of the first widespread government forms, as this type of document is regarded today, being a templated document with limited spaces for specific information only to be written and pre-determined options to be selected. On the front of the […]

List of WW1 48th Highlanders Prisoners of War

Single page, browned paper document with company name printed in top left: “MURRAY, MATHER & CO.   INVESTMENT BANKERS   TORONTO”, top right has printed: “STATISTICAL DEPARTMENT”, slightly below these and in the centre, likely printed from a typewriter, is written: “List of 48th HIGHLANDERS PRISONERS OF WAR”, below this title is printed: “15th Batt.” (meaning 15th […]

WW1 Prisoner of War Postcard by RSM Lewis E. DeHarte – October 25, 1915

Postcard sent home from a German prisoner of war camp, Kriegsgefangenenlager Göttingen in Göttingen, Hannover, Germany, by RSM Lewis E. DeHarte to his wife in Toronto, Canada. RSM Lewis E. DeHarte was a prisoner of war from 1915-1919. The postcard is cardstock and a brown colour, with writing in pencil on both sides of the […]

Prisoner of War Letter Sent Home by RSM L. E. DeHarte – September 31, 1915

Folded letter, yellow-brown piece of paper, written and sent home by RSM L. E. DeHarte while a prisoner of war in a camp Göttingen, Germany, and was folded into even quarters horizontally, with writing only on one side of the paper. In the top left of the paper is the recipients information, being his wife: […]

Prisoner of War Letter Sent Home by RSM L. E. DeHarte – June 1, 1915

Folded letter, yellow-brown piece of paper, written and sent home by RSM L. E. DeHarte while a prisoner of war in a camp Göttingen, Germany, with line indents running horizontally across the full length of the paper, and folded once over both horizontally and vertically, with writing on both sides of the paper. The front […]