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Fonds RC0473 - John Hays fonds

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John Hays fonds

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RC0473

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  • 1915-1919 (Creation)

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4 items.

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Hays, John (1896-1917)

Biographical history

John Hays was born in Elgin, Scotland, in November 1896, the son of James and Jemina Hays. At the time of his enlistment in Toronto he was living in Hamilton, Ont. with his parents. He listed his occupation as a farmer. He was assigned to the 19th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force as a private. He served with different units during the war until his death on 9 May 1917.

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The fonds consists of a portrait of Hays mounted in a memorial plaque with a poem which is written from the point-of-view of his parents. Three medals are also included: the 1914-1915 Star, the British War medal, 1914-1918, and the Victory medal, 1914-1919.

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Fonds (31-2002) was acquired from the Alexander Gallery in January 2002.

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RC0473

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