Fonds SC124 - Cyril Marriott Wightman fonds

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Cyril Marriott Wightman fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC124

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  • 1944 - 1945 (Creation)

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1 cm of textural records

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(b. 1904)

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Cyril Marriott Wightman, journalist, was born in Ongar, Essex, England, and educated in Victoria, B.C. He served in the army during World War II, attaining the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1950, he married Gladys Thelma Rennie, and they lived in Victoria. During his journalism career, Wightman served as General Manager of Victoria Press Ltd. and as Director of CJVI Radio, and was involved in numerous other organizations in the Victoria area.

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The fonds consists of personal diary of Major Wightman, May-August, 1944, and May-July, 1945, plus transcription; letters from Wightman to Mr. Satchell, W.A. McAdam and Sir Charles Davis, Lord Mayor of London, on behalf of the Canadian Scottish Regiment, 1st Battalion, December 1945.

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See also Cyril Wightman's interview in the Military Oral History Collection http://contentdm.library.uvic.ca/cdm/ref/collection/collection13/id/842

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cyril-marriott-wightman-fonds-2

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Revised by JF, June 25, 2013.

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  • English

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