Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)

Taxonomy

Code

Scope note(s)

Source note(s)

Display note(s)

Hierarchical terms

Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)

Equivalent terms

Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)

Associated terms

Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)

10 Archival description results for Band of HM Royal Marines (Royal Marines School of Music)

10 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

Band memorabilia

File contains memorabilia from Charles Moore's education and service in military bands. Items include badges, diary, medallions, sheet music lyre, belt buckle, pins, cufflinks, wallet, "Medal for the Best Cornet" certificate, and name badge.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Charles Moore fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC615
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1995

The fonds consists of textual records, photographs and ephemera from Charles Moore's service in the English Royal Marines Band and the Royal Canadian Naden Band in Esquimalt, B.C. The fonds is divided into four series: textual records, ephemera, photographs, and sheet music. Textual records include official documents and certificates, correspondence, a resume, military narratives, newspaper clippings, and drawings. Ephemera includes medals, badges, clothing and accessories, souvenirs, small music equipment, a cassette, and diary. Photographs include a green photograph album and photographs rehoused from a blue binder, depicting subjects such as military bands, Moore's fellow soldiers and bandmates, naval ships, scenes from countries visited by the Royal Marines Band after WWII, and Moore's family. Sheet music includes arrangements by Moore for instruments and conductor, as well as his original composition, Original March.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Ephemera

Subseries consists of ephemera including medals, badges, clothing and accessories, souvenirs, small music equipment, a cassette, wallet, and diary.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Original March by Charles Moore

File contains handwritten and photocopied drafts of Charles Moore's original composition, Original March, dated 1951.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Photograph album

File consists of a photograph album with an embossed green cover and kraft paper. Inscription inside front cover reads, "From, Mother. March 22nd, 1947". Subjects of photographs include Charles Moore during his service in the Royal Marines, naval ships, scenes and landscapes from travels with the Marines, fellow bandmates and soldiers, military bands, military parties and entertainment, the Hong Kong Light Orchestra, Hiroshima before and after the atomic bomb, local landmarks and temples, Japanese families, local people, and Moore's family including wife and children upon immigration to Canada. Album also includes two Canadian Immigration Identification Cards for Moore and his wife Violet. Places identified include Hong Kong, Hiroshima, Malta, Shanghai, Kota Kinabalu (Jesselton), Tokyo, Istanbul, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Nanjing (Nanking), Japan, Malacca, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Vancouver, B.C.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Photographs

Subseries consists of photographs inside a green photograph album and photographs rehoused from a blue binder, chiefly from Moore's military service. Subjects include military bands, Moore's fellow soldiers and bandmates, naval ships, scenes from Asian countries visited by the Royal Marines Band after WWII including the devastation of Hiroshima, and Moore's family upon arriving in Canada. Many photographs have been annotated with descriptions and dates.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Photographs -- Clippings

  • CA UVICARCH SC615-2020-013-3-1.15
  • File
  • 1936-1990, chiefly 1936-1943
  • Part of Charles Moore fonds

File contains photographs chiefly from Charles Moore's time in the Royal Marines during World War II. Subjects include military bands, Moore's fellow soldiers and bandmates, ships, scenes from naval convoys around the world, and H.M. King George VI of England. File also contains clippings of article from the Chronicle Herald, "The navy makes music, too", dated February 1, 1963, featuring Charles Moore as conductor.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

R.M.B. material -- R.C.N. material

File contains records from Moore's time in the Royal Marines Band and the Royal Canadian Navy. RMB material includes a bookmark from the RMB School of Music, Certificate of Service in the Royal Marines, Contract of Enlistment, correspondence (chiefly letters of reference), Certificate of Service in the Royal Canadian Navy, Application For... Professional Examination, Certificates of Education, Certificate of Discharge, Customs Canada - Settlers' Effects Entry, and a 1944 newspaper clipping, "How the Scharnhorst Was Trapped".

RCN material includes correspondence, pension contribution ledgers, military association membership cards, Certificate of Service from the Canadian Forces, Canadian Service leave authorization, and a photocopy of his certificate of service in the Royal Marine Forces.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Sheet music

Subseries consists of compositions Ben Hur and Exodus arranged by Charles Moore, as well as his original composition, Original March.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994

Textual records

Subseries consists of textual records including official documents, certificates of education, correspondence, a resume, military narratives and reminiscences, newspaper clippings including the VE-Day edition of the Daily Times, architectural drawings by Moore, and military membership cards.

Moore, Charles, 1921-1994