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James R. Allan fonds
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6.5 cm of textual records.
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James R. Allan was a sapper with the 2nd Infantry Brigade, Headquarters staff, Brigade Signal section, First Canadian Contingent, British Expeditionary Force.
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The fonds consists of letters that he wrote to his mother in London, Ont. One of the letters contains detailed information on military actions.
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Fonds (35-2000) was acquired from Alexander Gallery, Ancaster, Ont., in September 2000.
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Letters from James R. Allan to his mother in London, Ont., Canada.
F.1 23 May, 1914, 7 p., contains detailed military information; enevelope pmk. 8 June 1915
F.2 12 July 1915, 3 p., envelope
F.3 Envelope postmarked 10 August 1915
F.4 19 September 1915, 2 p.,envelope pmk. 27 September and 8 October 1915.
F.5 10 October 1915, 2 p., envelope pmk. 4 October and 17 October 1915
F.6 25 December 1915, 2 p.
F.7 4 June 1916, 2p., envelope
F.8 19 June 1916, 1 p.
No further accruals are expected.
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