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  • WWI Scrapbook - Hugh Salvin Calverley
    ImageTextCollection       This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Hugh Calverley's (and his family's) experiences during World War I. As a young man, Hugh joined the Signal Corps, both his training and battlefield experiences being described. "The scrapbook is a handmade affair with odd pages, odd paper, bits of canvas sewn and glued together. ...
    ImageTextCollection     This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Hugh Calverley's (and his family's) experiences during World War I. As a young man, Hugh joined the Signal Corps, both his training and battlefield experiences ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • The Euphemists
    ImageText       Kaiser “I say, how are you going to explain the surrender of your army corps in the Caucasus?” Sultan of Turkey “Nothing simpler. I shall say Our gallant troups determined to embarrass the enemy’s commissariat and carried out their object with overwhelming success.” Kaiser “Splendid! Couldn’t have put it better ...
    ImageText     Kaiser “I say, how are you going to explain the surrender of your army corps in the Caucasus?” Sultan of Turkey “Nothing simpler. I shall say Our gallant troups determined ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Signaler Corps.
    Image       A photograph taken of the Canadian Signaler Corps. of World War I. Hugh Calverley is located on the right side of the back row.
    Image     A photograph taken of the Canadian Signaler Corps. of World War I. Hugh Calverley is located on the right side of the back row.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Lewis gun and 2 soldiers
    Image       A photograph depicting two soldiers and a Lewis gun.
    Image     A photograph depicting two soldiers and a Lewis gun.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • HMS Star and HM Saucy Arethusa
    Image       Reverse: "Saucy Arethusa has a dozen or more holes in her plugged up with iron plates. Must have been a near ago. They filled them with blankets to stop the water from coming in." Hugh
    Image     Reverse: "Saucy Arethusa has a dozen or more holes in her plugged up with iron plates. Must have been a near ago. They filled them with blankets to stop the ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • The Listening Post
    TextImage       A newspaper designed to inform the British public on the happenings of the war.
    TextImage     A newspaper designed to inform the British public on the happenings of the war.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Map of Camp in pencil
    ImageText       A hand-drawn map of the camp at Valcartier. Hand-drawn by Hugh Calverley.
    ImageText     A hand-drawn map of the camp at Valcartier. Hand-drawn by Hugh Calverley.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Drawing of a Round Tent
    ImageText       A drawing of the round tents that were located in Valcartier. There were 12 people to a tent - those who shared a tent with Hugh are listed.
    ImageText     A drawing of the round tents that were located in Valcartier. There were 12 people to a tent - those who shared a tent with Hugh are listed.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Letter – I am out of my teens
    Text       A letter to Hugh's father after his twenty-first birthday. It contains information about the daily life and supply demand of the Canadian troops.
    Text     A letter to Hugh's father after his twenty-first birthday. It contains information about the daily life and supply demand of the Canadian troops.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Receiving Supplies
    Image       Reverse: "This is where the carloads of fruit etc go. A carload is lost among 33 thousand men. It gets down to a grape per man. The grub is good and plenty.
    Image     Reverse: "This is where the carloads of fruit etc go. A carload is lost among 33 thousand men. It gets down to a grape per man. The grub is good ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Practice Route Marches
    Image       This is a copy from a mile to an inch ordinance map. Such practice routes were used every day for training.
    Image     This is a copy from a mile to an inch ordinance map. Such practice routes were used every day for training.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Letter - I've been spending...
    Text       A letter written by Leveson to his dearest wife Sybil discussing his early experiences in the British Forces. After visiting the War Office, he was to be positioned as a major in a new army.
    Text     A letter written by Leveson to his dearest wife Sybil discussing his early experiences in the British Forces. After visiting the War Office, he was to be positioned as a ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • H M S Diana
    Image       Reverse: This was the guard boat on the left front of the columns. Notice the guns peeping out of the side of the boat. We had the Talbot, Charyatid, DIana and Essex round us. The Sion and Glory the flanks.
    Image     Reverse: This was the guard boat on the left front of the columns. Notice the guns peeping out of the side of the boat. We had the Talbot, Charyatid, DIana ...
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Photograph of Seale
    Image       To my friend "Cav" at the end of a glorious day, at least one to be remembered i.e. THe Duke's visit, Seale. 2/3/15
    Image     To my friend "Cav" at the end of a glorious day, at least one to be remembered i.e. THe Duke's visit, Seale. 2/3/15
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Amesbury the Church
    Text       A postcard sent to Mrs. Calverley from her son Hugh upon his visit to the Amesbury Church.
    Text     A postcard sent to Mrs. Calverley from her son Hugh upon his visit to the Amesbury Church.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Soldier standing with cane
    Imagemystery       A photograph of a World War I soldier in uniform. His name remains unknown.
    Imagemystery     A photograph of a World War I soldier in uniform. His name remains unknown.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • YMCA paper detail
    Image       An image from The National Council of Young Christian Men Associations of Canada depicting their cadets.
    Image     An image from The National Council of Young Christian Men Associations of Canada depicting their cadets.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Dear Viola...
    Text       A letter written to Hugh's Aunt Viola in regards to a possible military opportunity for Hugh.
    Text     A letter written to Hugh's Aunt Viola in regards to a possible military opportunity for Hugh.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Drawing of a soldier
    ImageText       A drawing done by Hugh in one of his letters home of a uniformed soldier.
    ImageText     A drawing done by Hugh in one of his letters home of a uniformed soldier.
    Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre
  • Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, 1916
    Image       Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) Hopper. Ernie was a carpenter by trade. During World War I, he served in the 147th Grey Owen Sound Battalion, ...
    Image     Cyril "Ernest" Hopper, was born September 26, 1893 in Flesherton, Ontario, d. October 28, 1977, buried in Knox Church Sixteen, Oakville. His parents were William Cottell Hopper and Ellen (Shute) ...
    Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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