Fonds F0031 - Purdy Family fonds

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Purdy Family fonds

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CA MRUASC F0031

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  • [191-]-1950, [1993?] (Creation)

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10 medals
1 book
0.3 cm of textual records

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Medals and records passed into the custody of Wolf Hooppaw, great nephew of Douglas Gordon Purdy from his maternal grandmother Joyce Marie (Purdy) Kirkwood, the sister of Douglas Gordon Purdy. Fonds was donated by Wolf Hooppaw on March 2, 2018.

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Fonds illustrates the military service of two members of the Purdy family; Gordon Purdy and his son Douglas Gordon Purdy. Fonds consists of military medals from World War I and World War II, a book about the battle of Dieppe, and reproductions of photographs and military records.

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The image linked to this description is a photograph of the last Purdy-Kirkwood family gathering in Calgary ca. 1940-1941, from file 0040-09 - Captain Douglas G. Purdy.

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Created March 23, 2018 by SD.

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  • English

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