Fonds RC0398 - Herbert Lowe Nown

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Herbert Lowe Nown

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  • 1893-1920 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual records, graphic material and realia

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Herbert L. Nown was a sergeant in the 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles, lst Central Ontario Regiment. He was born in Northamptonshire on 31 May 1888 and was working as a painter in Toronto, Ont. when he enlisted. He was killed in action on 10 October 1916 at the age of 28. He was survived by his wife Alice of Toronto, Ontario and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Nown of Northamptonshire, England.

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The fonds consists of documents, a plaque, memorial cross and photographs mainly related to his death in World War I. It also contains a book, The 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles, 1914-1919.

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Fonds (33-2008) was acquired from George Flie in July 2008.


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