World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, Canadian

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Bernard Charles Lunn fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC342
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1971

The fonds consists of the records of Bernard Lunn's military career. It contains hand-written notes on regimental activities. The fonds also includes ephemera collected by Mr. Lunn during the World Wars, programs of the 16th Battalion's re-union dinners, details of his trip to Europe to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Armistice Day, and various newspaper clippings.

Lunn, Bernard Charles, b. 1889

Charles McDowall Smyth fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC403
  • Fonds
  • 1918

The fonds consists of a MS notebook (photocopy) and transcript of Major Charles McDowall Smyth's account of the end of WWI and the Armistice, dated Nov. 12, 1918. Smyth was in the Canadian Engineers in France and Belgium. Biographical materials include photocopies of photographs and obituary.

Smyth, Charles McDowall, 1890-1965

Cyrus W. Peck fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC265
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1919

The fonds consists of extracts from Cyrus Peck's personal diary kept while overseas in World War I.

Peck, Cyrus Wesley, 1871-1956

Edward Peck fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC416
  • Fonds
  • 2001

The fonds consists of a typescript of "Cy Peck, V.C.: a biography of a Legendary Canadian" by his son Edward.

Peck, Edward, 1924-

Elizabeth Hazlitte fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC405
  • Fonds
  • 1983 - 1984

The fonds consists of six interviews of uneven quality offering interesting details of battle experiences particularly of the difficult in the trenches. The fonds also consists of 30 colour photographs of World War One veterans interviewed by Elizabeth Hazlitte between 1983-1984. The interviews are included in the Military Oral History collection. Photo credits listed as Jill Schwartz.

Hazlitte, Elizabeth

Frederick A. Carne fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC170
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 1919

The fonds consists of a photocopied transcript of a file of letters Carne sent home to his family. The transcription was done by Mrs. Agnes Tate (sister).

Carne, Frederick A. (Frederick Ancel), b. 1889

Geoffrey Murray Downton collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC195
  • Collection
  • ca. 1928

The collection consists of Downton's handwritten (photocopied) reminiscences of the Great War, 1914-1918. Also included is "A short account of a pilgrimage made by my wife and myself" in 1928. There are two copies of each. The second copy has a handwritten note to Downton from Reg (Roy) in 1968. The first copy has the stamp of G. Smedley Andrews.

Downton, Geoffrey Murray, 1880-1972

Hugh MacIntyre Urquhart fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC344
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1950

The fonds consists of the notes for Colonel Urquhart's history of the 16th Battalion, his personal diaries from 1914 to 1918, correspondence pertaining to his military career, annotated newspaper clippings, various speeches, and a program for a Canadian Expeditionary Forces' Re-union Dinner.

Urquhart, Hugh MacIntyre, 1880-1950

Louis Edney fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC341
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1970

The fonds consists of correspondence to and from Major Louis Edney, and a fonds of newspaper clippings. It also includes a fonds of photographs documenting his army career.

Edney, Louis, 1886-1968

Military oral history collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC141
  • Collection
  • ca. 1890-2010

The collection consists of records generated by a number of different sources that have been brought together as a collection. The Social Sciences Research Project (1970-75) includes 29 interviews (and transcripts) with Major General The Hon. G. R. Pearkes and significant associates of Pearkes. They cover Pearkes' military career in both World Wars, his political career, particularly as Minister of Defence, and his role in the office of Lieutenant Governor or B.C. (1960-68). Over a number of years, subsequent to the Pearkes interviews, Dr. Roy commissioned several senior students to interview 185 former military personnel, Canadian and Allied. These were funded by the Department of National Defence. The collection offers personal accounts of action in the Great War and in most theatres of the Second War in which Canadians participated, as well as post war peace-time activities in NATO. When Dr. Roy retired in 1988 he gave a number of guest lecture tapes and some C.B.C. military oral history tapes. In 1982, Dr. Barnett B. Singer, a sessional lecturer, donated one interviews with a holocaust survivor, Mr. William Jacobs of Victoria. In 1983, Dr. David Stafford donated nine research interviews (and transcripts) for a book that he was doing on clandestine operations in World War II. In 1984, Elizabeth Hazlitte, a nurse at Victoria's, Veteran's Hospital, gave her interviews with six Great War veterans which she had completed on an L.I.P. grant. In 1990, Robert Winkenhower gave an interview of Olga Ghosh about the experience of a Jew living in Germany in the 1930's (accessioned 1994). In 1993, Cmdr. Hal Lawrence, a naval historian, donated copies of cassettes, summaries and transcripts of 120 interviews with retired Canadian navy personnel. These interviews were conducted between 1980 and 1990 under contract with DND. In 1993, B. Marshall, through Dr. Reg Roy, donated a cassette of an episode of Lister Sinclair's CBC radio programme called "Ideas". The episode was called "A Sense of War" and contains the experiences of Nursing Sisters in W.W. II. In 1997, Dr. Shawn Cafferky donated 22 tapes and transcripts of interview on Naval aviation also commissioned by D.N.D. Directorate of History and Heritage. Interviews with Lt. Col. John Edmonson, M/Gen. Norman Ross and Mr. Geo. Kidd (Major) were added in 2007. "War Stories: A Life Remembered", an audio recording of Thomas Miller's experiences in the Canadian Army during World War II on 2 compact discs was donated in 2008, as well as an interview with Ross Purse describing conditions in Oeyama Camp in Japan during World War II. Will Pratt's interviews of Japanese-Canadian veterans were added in 2009. An interview with LCol Cyril Neroutsos was added in 2010.

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