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George Lamb, 1916
George Lamb, 1916
PA-3756-6

George Lamb fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Scanned Document George Lamb's First World War letters. -- 1916-1918
Series 2 Letters from Cassie McKee. -- 1916-1918
Series 3 Army service and death records. -- 1916-1918
Series 4 Photographs. - 1915-1917

Inventory

Series 1 George Lamb's First World War letters. -- 1916-1918. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of letters written by George to his parents and siblings. Includes some letters from his relatives to him. The files include full transcriptions of the letters.
M-9235-1

Letters from Kamsack, Saskatchewan. -- January-May 1916

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Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-9235-2

Letters from Camp Hughes, eastern Canada, Westenhanger, and England. -- June-December 1916.

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Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-9235-3

Letters from France and he Machine Gun Depot at Crowborough Camp in England. -- January-March 1917.

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Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-9235-4

Letters from Crowborough Camp and France. -- April-June 1917.

Scanned Document View original letters.
Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-9235-5

Letters from No. 7 Canadian Hospital in France, after being gassed by the Germans. -- July-September 1917.

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Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-9235-6

Letters from France. -- October -December 1917.

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M-9235-7

Letters from "Somewhere in France". -- 1918.

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M-9235-8 Miscellany. -- [1916-1918]. -- Consists of empty envelopes, an incomplete letter from Aunt Fan, and and incomplete handwritten copy of poem by John Power from the New York Times.
Series 2 Letters from Cassie McKee. -- 1916-1918. -- 2 cm of textual records. - The series consists of letters written to George by his fiancee who lived in Edmonton, Alberta.
M-9235-9 Letters from Cassie McKee. -- 1916
M-9235-10 Letters from Cassie McKee. -- 1917-1918
M-9235-11 Loose enclosures from Cassie McKee's letters. -- [1916-1918]
Series 3 Army service and death records. -- 1916-1918. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of his Attestation Paper, pay book, and death records.
M-9235-12 Canadian Pay Book for use on Active Service. -- 1916-1917
M-9235-13 Certificate of death and newspaper obituary. -- 1918 Scanned Document View now.
M-9235-14 Copy of his Attestation Paper. -- February 4, 1916. -- The original is held by Library and Archives Canada.

Series 4


PA-3756-(1-13)

Photographs. -- 1915-1917. -- 13 photographs. -- The series consists of views of the Lamb family, George Lamb, Cassie McKee, and military training and transport.

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.
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