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Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) fonds Series
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Regimental Records

The accrual consists of records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's). The accrual is arranged into 21 alphabetically organized series consisting of records generated and utilized by the Canadian Scottish Regiment from its creation in 1920 to the present. Primarily, the accrual contains the official war diaries kept by the regiment during World War Two. The diaries contain the daily logs, intelligence reports, orders, and newsletters, as well as records of individual experiences, of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Battalions. A collection of maps and aerial photographs accompany these war diaries. The accrual also contains regimental records on training, dress regulations, personnel, the Bay Street Armoury, finances, and regimental correspondence. Additionally, the accrual includes the original manuscript and correspondence pertaining to historian Dr. Reginald Roy's book, "Ready for the Fray (Deas Gu Cath): the History of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 1920-1955". Also included are the regimental publications, The Brazier, The Courtenay Camp Chronicle, and The Maple Leaf.

Records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment

The accrual (formerly numbered GR-1684) consists of the correspondence files of the regimental headquarters, a series which includes nominal rolls, general orders, committee reports, subject files, and personnel records. As well, the records include regimental histories, battle narratives, and newspaper clippings. Records pertaining to the organization and operations of the regiment's two battalions and to the post WW II 66th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment are included also.