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Clark, Herbert Henry
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Embroidered Badge of the 27th City of Winnipeg Battalion

Consists of an embroidered badge of the 27th City of Winnipeg Battalion with embroidered text referencing names of battles - "Ypres", "St. Eloi", "Courcelette", "Vimy", "Fresnoy", "Lens", "Arras", "Paschendaele" [Passchendaele], "Cambrai", and "Amiens". This piece is encased in a frame that also contains two triangular embroideries that display the years of the start and end of the First World War, 1914 and 1918.

Clark, Herbert Henry

Letter from H. H. Clark to City regarding donation of embroidered badge of 27th Winnipeg Battalion

Letter from G. L. Gardner, City Clerk, to the Committee on Finance, enclosing a letter addressed to Mayor Stephen Juba from Herbert H. Clark of the 27th Winnipeg Battalion, regarding his wish to donate an embroidery he made of the battalion’s badge. Clark also included a photo of himself during his service in the First World War.

Clark, Herbert Henry

Herbert H. Clark of the 27th Winnipeg Battalion

Photograph postcard of Herbert H. Clark, runner and bandsman of the 27th Winnipeg Battalion during the First World War, while in hospital in 1917. This photo was enclosed in a letter Clark sent to the City regarding his wish to donate an embroidery he made of the battalion’s badge. Clark’s service information is written on the reverse.

Clark, Herbert Henry