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8th Recce Regimental Association fonds

  • SCM-RG-0025
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-11-07

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source over the time of its existance. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
.1- 8th Recce tunic
.2 – 1st order papers (photocopy), issued July 8, 1941: 8 pages of 1st orders issued
(Holding unit CDN Armoured Corps)

Florence Noble fonds

  • SCM-RG-0040
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1995-08-02

The fonds, related to Florence Noble and the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source over her lifetime. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
.1- July 26, 1982 Reunion (Tom Noble) Newspaper Clipping
.2 - Flo Noble’s tartan hostess sash
.3- 9 page 1st orders issues July ’41 (Holding unit Canadian Armored Corps) Nov 12, ’77
Moose Jaw Times
.4- Clipping of Nov 10, ’77 Moose Jaw Armories Reunion
(Together with .3 under same label)
.5a - 4 page report of Chucks voyage overseas (June 21 – July 4, 1941)
.5b- 1 page, report of Chucks voyage overseas (Jan 5, 1944)
.6 – 9 page 1944-1974 Canadian remembrance Days booklet
.7 – Calgary photo 25.5 x 20.5 cm No.5 , 1966
.8 – Tom Noble photo 19.5 x 24 cm
.9 – Calgary reunion photo, 28 x 17.5 cm, No.11
.10 – S.C. photo, 25.5 x 20.5 cm, 1960 or 1963 reunion
.11a – Newspaper clipping (Moose Jaw Times) of 8th Recce parade (Tom Noble and Emil
Zimmerman), 1982
.11b – Newspaper cartoon (Tom Noble) 1912
.12 – Tom Noble and Emil Zimmerman in 8th Recce Regiment parade, 21.5 x 24 cm
.13 – Notes by Mjr. Gordon Good (8th Recce veteran) from WWII; Nov 83 (22 pgs)
.14 – Members in Calgary, 9 x 9 cm
.15-.19 – Marching Soldiers and armoured tanks, 3.875 x 2.75 in.
[In Devon Wente envelope]
.21 – 14th Canadian Hussars information paper
.22a – 8th Recce regiment 1st annual Reunion program, Nov.12, 1960
.25 – Newspaper Clipping of leader Post (1980’s)

Joe Young fonds

  • SCM-RG-0049
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-10-15

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source from Joyce Haydon. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
4 binders of photocopied pages of text and images
.1 – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 1
.2 – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 2
.3 – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 1
.4 – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 2

Ken Parton fonds

  • SCM-RG-0054
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1995-08-04

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, was acquired by the source during his lifetime. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
-8th Recce souvenir plate, 1944-1994 (Lonvigny)

Noble Irwin fonds

  • SCM-RG-0063
  • Fonds
  • 1938-01-01 - 1995-09-25

The fonds, related to Noble Irwin and the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source over his military service lifetime. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
.1- 8th Recce Jacket
.2 – Ribbon bar (for right sleeve of jacket)
.3 – Sleeve badges

  • 2 pants and belt
  • Jacket (in a green bag)
  • Hat (Black cap on left?)

Royal Canadian Legion Number 56 fonds

  • SCM-RG-0067
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1995-01-01

The fonds, related to the 14th Canadian Hussars, were accumulated by the source over the time of its existance. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

  • Silver wooden key- 35th Anniversary 209th Battalion. Shaunavon, 1951
  • Folder- 209th Battalion correspondence 1950’s
  • Folder- 2 Ribbons: Battalion Assoc. Annual Reunion, 48th and 50th
  • Booklet: 209th Overseas Battalion CEF nominal rolls June 1916
  • March Itinerary 1916
  • Association Fund 1936
  • Newspaper Clippings, “Colonel Smyth visits city” 1916
  • Booklet “Canadian Expeditionary Force 209th Battalion 1917, Nominal Roll of
    Officers, Men and Non- Commissioned Men”
  • Booklet “Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force nominal Roll”, Nov. 1916
  • 14th Canadian Hussars Regimental newsletter, 1968
  • List of service men
  • 39th Annual Reunion 1955, program + SK Golden Jubilee folder
  • Program- 209th Battalion Association 50th Anniversary, 1966
  • Correspondence from House of Commons, Ottawa and Swift Current
    re: 209th Battalion CEF (1929-1935) (3 examples)
    (In a manila envelope, also contains all ribbons and programs except 39th (1955))
  • Notice – Department of National Defence- Army re: Battle Honors 19/22nd
    Saskatchewan Horse
  • Wooden Clipboard – Various correspondence, memos, financial statements – 1958
    from 209th Batt. Assoc (SC)
  • Book- Minutes: Nov 1919- June 1941 and letter to Reg Milborn Esq. re: Compilation
    of Battalion’s history (Oct 1958)
  • Program: “D” company 128th Battalion Swift Current SK, Dinner 1915
  • Program: Canadian Legion, 10th Annual Armistice banquet, 1928
  • Program: 20th Anniversary reunion 1936
  • Program: 40th Anniversary reunion 1956
  • Program: Great War Veterans’ Association 2nd Annual Banquet, 1920
  • Photo: Boxing team 8th Canadian Reconnaissance Regiment 1943
  • Photo: Men at banquet (Welcome… 1914-1918) 8th Recce
  • Photo: Canadian Army Champion- England 1943, Army Tabloid Sports
  • List of Necessary Articles
  • Photo of army men
  • Book: “Squadron – Battery or Company book” 1916, rank, name, number etc…
    “B” log, 209th Battalion (Maj. M. X. Macpherson) [b.x.11]
  • Little Black Binder: list of recruits and dates of engagements etc… (1914 – 1918)
  • Leather band ribbon – 209th Battalion Assoc. 47th annual reunion, 1963
  • Ribbon- 209th Battalion Assoc. 48th annual Reunion, 1964
  • Ribbon- 209th Battalion Assoc. 50th annual Reunion, 1966
  • Manila Envelope:
  • Letter: to editor of “The Legionary” re: publishing of 209th Battalion Assoc.
    44th reunion announcement
  • Announcement re: 209th Batt. Assoc. annual reunion 1959
  • Announcement re: 209th Batt. Assoc. annual reunion 1960