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John H. Riley collection
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- Textual record
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Transcribed in [20--] (originally created [19--] (Creation)
- Riley, John H.
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1 file of textual records
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John H. Riley was a Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (RQMS) in the Canadian Army. He collected information, including maps and photographs, on the Canadian Railway Troops.
Document found in the effects of RQMS John H. Riley and transcribed by Ted Leaker, Director of the Ashton Armoury Museum.
Scope and content
Collection consists of a document entitled “Transcription of ‘History of 4th Battalion Canadian Railway Troops Since Organization’”. It traces the history of the CRT throughout the First World War. The author is unknown.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy of the transcription sent to Michel Litalien, DHH5 (Museums) on 6 Sep 2012 and donated to the DHH Archives on 10 Sep 2012.
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No further accruals are expected.