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4th Canadian Field Ambulance soldiers in their barracks, [ca. 1915-1918]
4th Canadian Field Ambulance soldiers in their barracks, [ca. 1915-1918]

Harry Howell fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Scanned Document Military and personal papers. -- 1915-1945
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1915-1918]


Series 1 Military and personal papers. -- 1915-1945
M-6811-1 Henry Howell's army paybook and discharge papers. -- 1919

Henry's sketches of the activities of the 4th Canadian Field Ambulance in Europe during the First World War. -- [ca. 1915-1918.]. -- 16 sketches.

Sketches View sketches.

M-6811-2a Photographic copies of the original sketches in M-6811-2 above. -- Copies made by Glenbow in 1984. -- 16 negatives and 16 contact prints.
M-6811-3 In & Out. -- November 1918. -- Consists of an issue of a newsletter published for the Canadian Field Ambulance. Includes poems, sketches, photographs, articles, a directory of men, etc.
M-6811-4 First World War postcards. -- 1915-1918. -- Consists of postcards depicting France and Belgium. Includes Daily Mail Official War postcards.
M-6811-5 Copies of Henry's sketches of Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC). -- 1945. -- Consists of 2 composite sketches of members of the "Directorate of Supplies and Catering".

Miscellaneous published material. -- [ca. 1920s]-1944. -- Consists of the following:

Souvenir booklet called The Union Jack, [ca. 1920s]
Booklets re First World War medals and badges
Page from Maclean's magazine illustrating decorations and medals, 1944
31st Battalion Association reunion dinner program, Palliser Hotel, 1939
Issue of Wings Abroad, the official RCAF newspaper, April 14, 1943

Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1915-1918]. -- 49 photographs

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-2579 Views of the 4th Canadian Field Ambulance in Europe. -- [ca. 1915-1918]. -- 42 photographs
PB-634 Corvette arriving in St. John's, Newfoundland from Ireland. -- 1 photograph
NA-4617 Views of the 4th Canadian Field Ambulance on service in Europe during the First World War. -- [ca. 1915-1918]. -- 6 photographs. -- Copied from PA-2579.
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