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Harold John Elliott fonds
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- Elliott, Harold John
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5.00 cm of textual records.
11 b&w photos, 1 col. photo and 1 drawing.
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Harold John “Jack” Elliott was born October 26, 1914 in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan to Simon and Mable Elliott. He was raised in Moose Jaw and graduated from the Saskatchewan Normal School as a teacher. He taught for several years in Southern Saskatchewan before joing the Canadian Armed Forces. From 1942-1944 Elliott was a member of the First Special Force, where he served in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European Theatre as a Green Beret. When he returned he joined the Moose Jaw City Police Department. In 1954 he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant and in 1964 was promoted to Sub-Inspector and later Full Inspector. He was also one of the founders and instructors for the Police College in Regina. Elliott retired from the police force in 1979 after serving for 33 years. His family include his wife Annie, three sisters, Mildred, Ethel and Margaret, step-son Brian, son Paul, and daughter Diane. He died October 26, 1992.
Scope and content
This fonds is material pertaining to Harold John “Jack” Elliott. It includes material from his memorial service, his military and police service, and items from his childhood. There are three series in this fonds: Memorial Service, Military and Police Service, and Memorabilia.
Immediate source of acquisition
This material was donated by Annie Elliott and Brian Sitter, Harold John Elliott’s wife and step-son, in 2009.
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Finding aid and file list available. See attached finding aid.
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No further accruals expected.
This fonds was re-boxed and foldered in 2012.
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- Elliott, Harold John (Subject)
- Moose Jaw Police Service (Subject)
- Saskatchewan Police College (Subject)