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Parker, Basil G.

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Captain Parker served with the Seaforth Highlanders from 1941-1943. He was involved in the Sicilian and Italian campaign in 1943 until he was injured on December 10, 1943. In 1958, the Seaforth Highlanders were given the task of organizing the militia in British Columbia. Initially Captain Parker was "called out" to head the training team. Later he became a teacher at Glenlyon Preparatory School in Victoria. B.C., retiring ca. 1970.

Partridge, C. J.

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  • 1935-

Colin John Partridge, now retired, was born in England in 1935. He obtained a B.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham and taught at the City of Coventry School (1959-1961) and as an assistant lecturer at the University of Manchester (1963) before being promoted to lecturer at Manchester. He came to Canada in 1968 and was appointed assistant professor in the U. Vic. Dept. of English on 1 July of that year. Professor Partridge's publications include Thunderbird (1979), Modern American Fiction (1979), Will Warburton (1981), The Making of New Cultures: A Literary Perspective (1982), and Minor American Fiction, 1920-1940: A Survey and an Introduction (1984), Civil Disturbances (2000).

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