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Jacket, Flying

Jacket, Flying
A winter weight flight jacket that is grey in colour. The flight jacket has a zippered pocket with a place for pens on each sleeve and a zippered pocket on each side in the front of the jacket. There is a fur collar on the jacket. The jacket belonged to Davide Simpson. There are no badges or tags on the jacket, so manufacturer and the size is unknown.

Flight Suit

Flight Suit
Lightweight gray coverall type flight suit that is dark grey in colour. The flight suit has a zippered pocket on each sleeve and a place for pens on each of the sleeves. There are two zippered breast pockets, two zippered pockets on the right leg, the lower pocket has a place for pens and one zippered pocket on the left leg. The tag on the suit states: Shelf & Co. Inc., Coveralls, Flying, Men's, February 1964, Size 5, Height 5'7" to 5'10", Chest 34-36, Ref: 8415/21/744-0335. There is also a triangular crest on the left breast pocket area that has the following: CVW/FURTUNA FAVET FORT IBUS/14. Also a rainbow and a bolt of lightening is on the crest.

Flight Suit

Flight Suit
Lightweight olive green coverall type flight suit. The flight suit has two zippered breast pockets and each pant leg has two zippered pockets. On the left sleeve is a pocket for pens. There are zippered leg closures on each pant leg. Tag on the suit states: Suit, Flying, Pneumatic, Anti-G, Type G-4B, Specification Mil-S064550, Size Small Regular, Manufactured by Irvin Air Chute, Limited, Fort Erie, Ontario.

Flight Suit

Flight Suit
Lightweight dark blue coverall type flight suit. There are no tags or markings on the flight suit. The flight suit has zippered breast pockets, a zippered pocket on the left sleeve, two zippered pockets on the left leg and one zippered pocket on the right leg. At the bottom of the pants there is a zipper on each leg also there is a pocket for pens the bottom of each pant leg.

Scrapbook

Scrapbook
Three scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings dating from 1929. Third book dates from 1932 to 1980's.

Scrapbook

Scrapbook
Three scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings dating from 1929. Second book dates from 1933 to 1936.

Badge, Hat

Badge, Hat
A Canadian Armed Forces Tri-Service hat badge. This is a gold medal badge that measures 2 inches high and 1 3/8 inches wide.

Badge

Badge
A gold wire RCAF badge on a piece of material. This badge would have been worn on the pocket of a blazer that was worn for the Royal Canadian Air Force Association meetings and events. The square of material, which is a very dark blue, measures 3 1/2 inches by 4 inches.

Pin, Lapel

Pin, Lapel
A lapel pin that is a General Service Pin. On the back of the pin it states the following: 263008 Penalty for Misuse $500.00 Dollars or 6 Months Imprisonment. The pin measures 7/8 of an inch high and 9/16 inches wide. This pin has a King's crown with red enamel and below the crown is a shape of a shield coloured silver with three red maple leafs joined at the stem and under the shield it says General Service in silver on a blue enamel background. The pin was given to members of the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada who have declared their willingness, or who have engaged, to serve in any of the said forces on active service beyond Canada and Overseas, during the present war, and who have been honourably ceased to serve on active service: 1- After not less than three months of continuous paid service. 2 - By reason of physical disability.

Print, Photographic

Print, Photographic
A black and white photo of the civilian women who looked and ran the canteen at #2 A.O.S. Edmonton. The size of the print is 7 inches wide by 5 inches high. The names of the women are unknown. The picture would have been taken sometime during the Second World War when #2 A.O.S. Edmonton was open. Note the prices of the food.

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