Fonds PR0648 - Oliver Travers fonds

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Oliver Travers fonds

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    • 1943 (Creation)

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    0.01 m of textual records

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    Oliver Travers was born in 1909 near High Prairie at Shaw's Point on Lesser Slave Lake in Alberta. His father, Captain Oliver Travers, participated in the South African war and was a soldier in the Edmonton 49th Regiment. He was killed in Passchendaele in 1917.

    Oliver Travers' brother Charlie served in the air force in Britain during World War II and was killed in action in late 1943 or early 1944.

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    Fonds consists of two letters written by Charlie Travers to his brother Oliver Travers.

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    Oliver Travers deposited these records in the Provincial Archives in 1972.


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        The material is in English.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        The letters have been encapsulated.

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