Matheson Family fonds

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Matheson Family fonds

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MG 12.156

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  • 1915-1925 (Creation)
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    Matheson family

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14 p. of textual records

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The family of Roderick and Mary Morrison lived in St. Esprit, Cape Breton. Born May 12, 1887, their son Kenneth Roderick enlisted with the Canadian Infantry on June 19, 1915, at age 28. He served with the 25th and 40 Battalions before he was killed in action on October 3, 1916.

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Fonds consists of the correspondence of the Matheson family. It includes two letters from Ken Matheson to his mother while at Army camp in Valcartier, 1915.

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  • English

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