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Fonds RC0586 - Bruce Doherty fonds

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Bruce Doherty fonds

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RC0586

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  • 1917-1926 (Creation)

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2 cm of graphic material (54 items)

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Doherty, Bruce ([189-]-)

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Bruce Doherty was probably born during the 1890s in Mono, Ontario, where his father Joshua grew up and farmed after arriving from Ireland as a child. The family moved to Orangeville around 1909. Doherty served with the Royal Flying Corps during World War I, training at Armour Heights Camp in Toronto. Camp Mohawk in Deseronto and in Benbrook, Texas, the winter quarters of the RCF after the United States entered the war. Doherty survived the war but his date of death is not known.

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The fonds consists of 53 black and white photographs and photographic postcards, most showing World War I aircraft. Many have messages or annotations on the reverse side. They have been organized into five groupings: those showing Bruce Doherty, those identified as Toronto, those identified as Texas, those showing airmen and aircraft, and others (includes one Christmas card).

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Fonds (12-2007) was acquired from John Rush Books in May 2007.

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RC0586

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