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Antony Fenwick (Tony) Pickard fonds
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- Pickard, Antony Fenwick
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5 cm of textual and graphical material
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Antony Fenwick (Tony) Pickard, O.B.E., C.D., R.C.N., was a career officer in the Royal Canadian Navy.
Born in Victoria, BC, he began serving as a cadet in 1928, taking various appointments before the start of the war. During the Second World War, he was commander of a corvette squadron that escorted merchant ships across the Atlantic.
His post-war service included acting as captain of HMCS Haida. He spent three years of his naval career in Hamilton, from 1956 to 1959, where he was chief of staff of Commanding Officer Naval Divisions (COND), based at HMCS Star on the Hamilton bayfront, the headquarters of Canada’s naval reserves. He was present for the independence celebrations in Sierra Leone in 1961 and after retiring in 1965, he was manager of one of Canada’s theme pavilions at EXPO67 in Montreal. He became administrator for the Department of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo in 1968. He died in 1972.
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The fonds consists of documents and photographs mostly related to Pickard’s Naval service during the Second World War and into the early 1960s.
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The fonds (2017-045) was donated by Jane Evans in December 2017.
Series 1 – Documents
Series 2 – Photographs and Negatives
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No further accruals expected.
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Created 10 Dec. 2018, B. Whittle