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Part p00302 - Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 8

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Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 8

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  • Apr. 1940 (Creation)
    Wallace, John

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6 photographs : sepia; affixed to scrapbook page

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([ca. 1920]-[after 1996])

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John Wallace was a corporal in a branch of the Canadian military during and sometime before the Second World War. He lived in Fort Osborne Barracks before the War.

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Originally part of City of Winnipeg Archives Museum Collection (MU-314), donated by John Wallace in 1996.

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Page 8 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada near the Raleigh Apartments at Vaughan Street and Ellice Avenue, Memorial Boulevard (likely at Broadway, facing west with the Mall Hotel in the distance), a road outside Fort Osborne Barracks, and Corporal Wallace at the home of “The Dowlings” (likely on Beaverbrook Street).

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Copyright : Public domain

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The City of Winnipeg Archives thanks Christian Cassidy who supplied the location details for the photographs of the Camerons.

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