Archive Finding Aids

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

Prisoners of war at Stalag 344, Germany, [ca. 1942-1945]
Prisoners of war at Stalag 344, Germany, [ca. 1942-1945]
M-7878-12

Lorne and Betty Goat fonds

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Inventory

M-7878-1 Membership cards. -- 1935-1940, 1947-1953, 1967
M-7878-2 Lorne's certificates of appointment as Warrant Officer and Pilot Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). -- 1943-1944
M-7878-3 Personal papers. -- 1940-1050. -- Consists of notebook, poems, army passes, gunnery and wireless exams, hotel receipts (London, England), correspondence, etc. re the Caterpiller Club, university admission cards, etc.
M-7878-4 Letters from Lorne to his fiancee Betty Hopley, from German prisoner of war camp. -- 1942-1945 Scanned Document View transcripts of letters.
M-7878-5 Postcards from Lorne to fiancee Betty Hopley, from German prisoner of war camp. Scanned Document View transcripts of postcard messages.
M-7878-6 Betty Hopley's record book. -- 1941-1945. -- Consists of her record of letters and parcels sent to Lorne Goat during the Second World War; letters received from Lorne; and contents of parcels.
M-7878-7 RCAF-RAAF experience book. -- 1942. -- Consists of brief accounts of war experiences, written by Lorne Goar while at Stalag 344 in Germany.
M-7878-8 Newspaper clippings about Lorne Goat and prison camps. -- 1945
M-7878-9 Ration books. -- [ca. 1946]
M-7878-10 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Gunner's Log book. -- 1941-1942. -- The log book ends when Lorne Goat is reported missing.
M-7878-11 H. Gordon McFarlane, "Conditions in the German Prison Camp of Stalag 344". -- n.d. -- Consists of a manuscript based on Shorty Young's and Lorne Goat's war diaries.
M-7878-12 Views of Stalag 344 [ca. 1942-1945] and friends and family (1980). -- 10 photographs. -- Includes shots of Betty Goat and Shorty Young.
M-7878-13 View of RCAF training school, Toronto. -- 1941. -- 1 photograph

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