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Thomas Tweed and fellow soldiers, 1916.
Thomas Tweed and fellow soldiers, 1916
M-9461-25

Thomas Tweed fonds

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Inventory

M-9461-1 Letter from Jaske Ogilvy-Wills to Mrs. Thomas Tweed Sr. -- December 20, 1915
Note:

The war letters from M-9461-1 through M-9461-21, described below, have all been transcribed.

Scanned Document View letters (transcripts).

M-9461-2 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- July 7, 1916
M-9461-3 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- August 4, 1916. -- Tom dated the letter 1917 but it was written in 1916 while he was at Sarcee Camp.
M-9461-4 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- December 17, 1916
M-9461-5 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- February 24, 1917
M-9461-6 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- May 28, 1917
M-9461-7 Letter from Tom to "My Dear Harry and Mother and all". -- June 12, 1917
M-9461-8 Field Service postcard from Tom to H.L. Tweed. -- June 21, 1917
M-9461-9 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- July 1, 1917
M-9461-10 Field Service postcard from Tom to H.L. Tweed. -- July 21, 1917
M-9461-11 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- November 8, 1917
M-9461-12 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- January 14, 1918
M-9461-13 Field Service postcard from Tom to H.L. Tweed. -- January 31, 1918
M-9461-14 Letter from Tom to Harry. -- February 1, 1918
M-9461-15 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- April 8, 1918 [incomplete]
M-9461-16 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- April 12, 1918
M-9461-17 Letter from Tom to Rena. -- April 16, 1918
M-9461-18 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- April 19, 1918
M-9461-19 Letter from Tom to Harry. -- April 21, 1918
M-9461-20 Field Service postcard from Tom to his mother. -- April 24. 1918
M-9461-21 Letter from Tom to his mother. -- May 30, 1918
M-9461-22 Shrapnel-damaged book carried by Tom Tweed on the day he died. -- Inscription inside front cover reads: "France, Aug. 29 - 1918. Souvenir of the Battle 'Before Amiens' Aug 8th 1918. A friend of Mine Capt. T. Tweed (Medicine Hat) was carrying this book. The rips are made by shrapnel from a shell burst. Needless to say he has 'Gone West'. I had him buried where he fell and a little cross erected after the battle was over with this inscription 'Capt. T. Tweed 50th Canadians Killed in Action Aug-10-1918'. Will (W.W. Kennedy). "
M-9461-23 Small fabric bag made to hold the book described above.
M-9461-24 "Tweed Family in Western Canada from 1907-1919". -- Consists of a copy of a family genealogy compiled by the Tweed family, which included information about Thomas M. Tweed. The original is held by the family.
M-9461-25 Photographs of Thomas M. Tweed. -- [ca. 1916]. -- 4 photographs
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