Fonds 2001/28 - Gordon M. Ward fonds

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Gordon M. Ward fonds

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CA ON00093 2001/28

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  • [198-] (Creation)
    Ward, Gordon M.

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1 cm of textual records

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Gordon M. Ward served with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) during the Second World War. He joined the RCAF on 31 October 1941 as a Flying Control Officer. During the war, he served primarily in Halifax and also spent seven months in England in 1942. He rose to the rank of Squadron Leader and was discharged on 18 September 1945.

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Ward sent this copy of his manuscript to the CBC radio show Morningside but it was not used. They returned it to him 10 June 1994.

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Fonds consists of a brief manuscript, entitled "Forty years after". The manuscript contains Ward's recollections of his experiences as a flying control officer in the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. There is also a brief newspaper clipping announcing his promotion to Squadron Leader.

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Fonds acquired from Gordon M. Ward in [199-].


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  • English

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    This manuscript is subject to copyright restrictions.

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    No further accruals are expected.

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