Fonds SCM-RG-0067 - Royal Canadian Legion Number 56 fonds

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Royal Canadian Legion Number 56 fonds

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SCM-RG-0067

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  • ? - 1995-01-01 (Accumulation)
    Accumulation
    Royal Canadian Legion Number 56
    Place
    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • ? - 2004-08-27 (Custody)
    Custody
    Clifton, Iver
    Place
    Swift Current (Sask.)

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5 objects
4 photographs
ca. 20 cm of textual records

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Custodial history

Object and records were originally borrowed by the Swift Current Museum for an exhibit in 1994. Following the exhibit it was requested that the borrowed items be transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to the 14th Canadian Hussars, were accumulated by the source over the time of its existance. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:


  • Silver wooden key- 35th Anniversary 209th Battalion. Shaunavon, 1951
  • Folder- 209th Battalion correspondence 1950’s
  • Folder- 2 Ribbons: Battalion Assoc. Annual Reunion, 48th and 50th
  • Booklet: 209th Overseas Battalion CEF nominal rolls June 1916
  • March Itinerary 1916
  • Association Fund 1936
  • Newspaper Clippings, “Colonel Smyth visits city” 1916
  • Booklet “Canadian Expeditionary Force 209th Battalion 1917, Nominal Roll of

Officers, Men and Non- Commissioned Men”

  • Booklet “Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force nominal Roll”, Nov. 1916
  • 14th Canadian Hussars Regimental newsletter, 1968
  • List of service men
  • 39th Annual Reunion 1955, program + SK Golden Jubilee folder
  • Program- 209th Battalion Association 50th Anniversary, 1966
  • Correspondence from House of Commons, Ottawa and Swift Current

re: 209th Battalion CEF (1929-1935) (3 examples)
(In a manila envelope, also contains all ribbons and programs except 39th (1955))

  • Notice – Department of National Defence- Army re: Battle Honors 19/22nd

Saskatchewan Horse

  • Wooden Clipboard – Various correspondence, memos, financial statements – 1958

from 209th Batt. Assoc (SC)

  • Book- Minutes: Nov 1919- June 1941 and letter to Reg Milborn Esq. re: Compilation

of Battalion’s history (Oct 1958)

  • Program: “D” company 128th Battalion Swift Current SK, Dinner 1915
  • Program: Canadian Legion, 10th Annual Armistice banquet, 1928
  • Program: 20th Anniversary reunion 1936
  • Program: 40th Anniversary reunion 1956
  • Program: Great War Veterans’ Association 2nd Annual Banquet, 1920
  • Photo: Boxing team 8th Canadian Reconnaissance Regiment 1943
  • Photo: Men at banquet (Welcome… 1914-1918) 8th Recce
  • Photo: Canadian Army Champion- England 1943, Army Tabloid Sports
  • List of Necessary Articles
  • Photo of army men
  • Book: “Squadron – Battery or Company book” 1916, rank, name, number etc…

“B” log, 209th Battalion (Maj. M. X. Macpherson) [b.x.11]

  • Little Black Binder: list of recruits and dates of engagements etc… (1914 – 1918)
  • Leather band ribbon – 209th Battalion Assoc. 47th annual reunion, 1963
  • Ribbon- 209th Battalion Assoc. 48th annual Reunion, 1964
  • Ribbon- 209th Battalion Assoc. 50th annual Reunion, 1966
  • Manila Envelope:
  • Letter: to editor of “The Legionary” re: publishing of 209th Battalion Assoc.

44th reunion announcement

  • Announcement re: 209th Batt. Assoc. annual reunion 1959
  • Announcement re: 209th Batt. Assoc. annual reunion 1960

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No formal arrangement has been applied to the items in this fonds.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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A.2004.5

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