Fonds SC341 - Louis Edney fonds

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Louis Edney fonds

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    UVICSP SC341

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    • 1900 - 1970 (Creation)
      Edney, Louis, 1886-1968

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    1 cm of textual records
    16 photographs

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    Louis Edney first served as a Baden-Powell Scout in South Africa in 1900. During World War One, he became a Corporal in the 16th Canadian Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders Company. In the Second World War, Louis Edney served as a Major in the Ordinance Corps of the British Army. Following the war he retired from active service and moved to California.

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    The fonds consists of correspondence to and from Major Louis Edney, and a fonds of newspaper clippings. It also includes a fonds of photographs documenting his army career.

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        Military history, Modern--20th century; Military history--Canada; South African War, 1899-1902--Personal narratives, Canadian; World War, 1914-1918--Canada--Sources; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Canada--Sources; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Canadian

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        Revised by JF, July 30, 2013.

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