Ronald Beard fonds

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Ronald Beard fonds

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  • [1947?]-[1971?] (Creation)
    Beard, Ronald, 1935-

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35 photographs (b&w)

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Ronald Beard was born 5 October 1935 at Toronto, Ontario. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1952. He worked in Safety Equipment and Safety Systems throughout his career. Ron served aboard HMCS Magnificent and HMCS Bonaventure and was a member of Squadron 881 1954-1955, VU-32 1958-1963, 880 1963-1964, and HU-21 1965-1967. He retired from the service in 1971.

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Fonds consists of black and white photographs which chronicle Ronald Beard's experiences in the Royal Canadian Navy. The fonds contains two files; the "Photographs taken during deployment file" and the "Photographs of ships and aircraft file". The first contains 19 photographs while the second contains 16.

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Donated in 1998 by Ronald Beard.


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1998.72.A2-5. Located in Post May 1997 Photograph Collection (arranged by SAM Number)

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