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Herbert Stuart Finn maps
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5 cartographic records.
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Herbert Stuart Finn, of Chesley, Ontario, served in the First World War. He was hospitalized due to a gas attack in France, eventually returning to Canada, but passed away in 1919 at a military hospital in the Ontario Reformatory School in Guelph.
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The collection consists of maps from the First World War.
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The material (2014-023) was donated by William P. Finn in May 2014.
The maps are arranged chronologically.
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Box G015, F.3
The collections consists of five maps:
- Lens, France. Sheet no. 11. Full-colour with additional colour annotations. 1916.
- Valenciennes, Belgium. Sheet no. 12. Full-colour. 1916.
- Calais, France. Sheet no. 13. Full-colour. 1917.
- Leek Wood map for the 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade, Battle of Cambrai. Form printed on back. 20 August 1918.
- Tilloy-les-Mafflaites, France. The map shows portion north of the town. .
The map of Lens has a section where hypsometric tinting has been applied [by hand]. The latter two maps of Leek Wood and Tilloy were special sheets issued for specific campaigns, and printed with a form on the back so that they could indicate position, need for supplies, and other important information.
Further accruals are not expected.
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