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Collection RC0546 - Arthur Garner collection

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Arthur Garner collection

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RC0546

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  • 1918-1974 (Creation)
    Creator
    Garner, Arthur

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0.5 cm of textual records and 3 items.

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Garner, Arthur (1888-1973)

Biographical history

Arthur Garner was born in Cambridge, England, on the 22nd of May 1888. At some point prior to the start of the First World War he moved to Hamilton, Ontario, where he lived with his wife Daisy. In February 1916 he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Throughout the war he served as a Sapper with the 11th Battalion of Canadian Engineers in France. Garner died at the age of 85 on the 9th of March, 1973.

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The collection consists of Garner’s war medals, a Sapper’s Association pin, a copy of his discharge papers and a letter regarding the headstone for his grave from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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The collection (2014-053) was acquired from Gord Russell in November 2014.

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The material is arranged as follows:
Series 1 – Medals and pins
Series 2 – Documents

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Box G041
Item 1. Victory Medal
Item 2. British War Medal
F.1 Garner documents
E.3 Sapper’s Association pin

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RC0546

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