Fonds 09.10.00 - H. R. S. (Tim) Ellis

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H. R. S. (Tim) Ellis

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CA HM 09.10.00

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47.5 cms of Textual Records .

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Harold Robertson Scarff (Tim) Ellis was born April 18, 1916 He joined the Regiment in 1940 and served during the entire Second World War. In July 1941, Tim Ellis came to Camp Sussex. He went overseas with the Regiment and in Italy he moved up to A/Major and took over Headquarters Squadron. Before the battle at Coriano he was posted to B Squadron. During a series of actions during the battle of Coriano Ridge, this officer?s brilliant handling of his squadron, his boldness, skill and initiative at all times earned him the Distinguished Service Order on September 14, 1944.. Tim was Honorary Lt.-Col of the Regiment from 1992-1995. Tim Ellis died May 10,2011

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H R S (Tim) Ellis

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Fonds consists of Compositions: 5 page short story about Princess Louise titled "The Last Horse" , a 2 page short story about Lt.-Col G. R. H. Ross titled "Hussar Family Memories" and a photocopy of a 3 page article from the 1984 London Gazette written by Major H R S Ellis and sent to Cpl. Bowser by Patricia Belier.
Materials titled down memory lane that include short stories about Princess Louise and newspaper clippings . Correspondence to and from Tim Ellis regarding 8th Hussars issues. Materials regarding Honorary Colonels and Lieutenants colonels .
Maps from 1940 and Royal Canadian Armoured Corps, Embarkment for England and Holland And Liberation . Included are materials on the regiment standing orders and training plans .
Also included is photographs and Memorabilia of Tim's.

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Boxes - 22, 23 , 24

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