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James Richard O'Brien fonds
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CA ON00093 2003/39
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1 cm of textual records
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James Richard O'Brien is a retired Lieutenant of the Canadian Army and an author of humour. In September of 1952, he became a 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Canadian Artillery Reserve Force.
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Fonds consists of humorous anecdotes and articles written by James Richard O'Brien concerning his military career. Also included are copies of O'Brien's Certificate of Military Qualification, correspondence between DHH staff and O'Brien, a copy of the diary kept by O'Brien's father, William Joseph O'Brien, accounting his military experience during the Battle at Vimy Ridge, a short biography and image of William Joseph O'Brien.
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Fonds received in 2003 from James Richard O'Brien.
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Associated material can be found at Library and Archives Canada. The title is the William Joseph O’Brien fonds and the reference number is R2566-0-9-E (formerly MG30 E 389).
No further accruals are expected.