Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Sergeant Major Lew Burke, PPCLI, Korea, 1953
Sergeant Major Lew Burke, PPCLI, Korea, 1953

Lewis Burke and John Burke fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Scanned Document Military and personal papers. -- 1914-1964
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1914-1953


Series 1 Military and personal papers. -- 1914-1964

Military papers of J.J. Burke during the First World War and Second World War, and of Lew Burke during the Second World War and Korean War. -- 1914-1957. -- 3 cm of textual records. -- Includes service books, passes, newspaper clippings, and Korean leaflets, war propaganda, and memorabilia.

Some of the Korean War material has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

M-3355 Mrs. Lewis Burke (Rosina). -- 1917. -- 1 item. -- Consists of an embroidered Christmas card sent to Rosina by her father, George P. Head during the First World War.

Lew Burke's military papers. -- 1942-1964. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- Consists of material related to both the Second World War and the Korean War.

Scanned Document View Korean War newsletter.
Scanned Document View Korean War secret orders.

Series 2 Photographs. -- 1914-1953. -- 6 photographs

Most of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-1952-1 J.J. Burke with PPCLI, Quebec. -- 1914. -- 1 photograph
PA-1952-2 Personnel at the Canadian Small Arms Training Centre, Lethbridge. -- 1941. -- 1 photograph. -- Copied as NA-3676-4 below.
NA-3676-(1-4) Group at Lethbridge Small Arms Centre and views of Lew Burke in Korea. -- 1940-1953. -- 4 photographs

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