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  • WWI Scrapbook - Hugh Salvin Calverley
        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. ...
      This scrapbook contains memorabilia from Hugh Calverley's (and his family's) experiences during ...
  • Letterhead of RMS Fraconia
        The letterhead on the paper which Hugh Calverley used to write home to his mother on January 16, 1914. The ship depicted is the RMS Franconia.
      The letterhead on the paper which Hugh Calverley used to write home ...
  • Drawings of Quebec
        Drawings of the Quebec area where Hugh was located. These drawings were done on letter paper from the RMS Fraconia and include an image of the ship in the letterhead.
      Drawings of the Quebec area where Hugh was located. These drawings were ...
  • Letter - Thank you for the "Baby"
        A letter to Hugh Calverley's mother thanking his family for gifts that they sent to him.
      A letter to Hugh Calverley's mother thanking his family for gifts that ...
  • Military Biplane R.E.S. 120 HP Beardmore-Austro-Daimler
        A postcard depicting a military biplane from World War I.
      A postcard depicting a military biplane from World War I.
  • Railway Gang and Two Officers
        Top: A photograph of two World War I officers Bottom: Railway workers in Moosejaw
      Top: A photograph of two World War I officers Bottom: Railway workers ...
  • An Army Alphabet, Subaltern's Amusing Lines to "Cheer us up"
        This clipping was written at the front by a subaltern of "C" Company, 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers and were published in the 1st Divisional Routine Orders.
      This clipping was written at the front by a subaltern of "C" ...
  • Cartoon Carrying On (War Budget)
        A postcard from World War I that depicts a political cartoon expressing the issue of the war budget.
      A postcard from World War I that depicts a political cartoon expressing ...
  • The Euphemists
        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 ...
      Kaiser “I say, how are you going to explain the surrender of ...
  • Letter - We shot with the long Ross...
        A letter written by Hugh to Dick discussing weapons used during World War I
      A letter written by Hugh to Dick discussing weapons used during World ...
  • Signaler Corps.
        A photograph taken of the Canadian Signaler Corps. of World War I. Hugh Calverley is located on the right side of the back row.
      A photograph taken of the Canadian Signaler Corps. of World War I. ...
  • Lewis gun and 2 soldiers
        A photograph depicting two soldiers and a Lewis gun.
      A photograph depicting two soldiers and a Lewis gun.
  • Lake Simcoe
        An original watercolor painting of Lake Simcoe.
      An original watercolor painting of Lake Simcoe.
  • Volunteers Eager to Start for War
        A newspaper clipping discussing the training experiences of Ontario soldiers.
      A newspaper clipping discussing the training experiences of Ontario soldiers.
  • Wiltshiremen
        Front: " England may not be a military nation in the modern sense of the word but she knows how to maintain her position as mistress of the world whom called upon to do so and she intends to hold the heritage given to her by her ancestors and to ...
      Front: " England may not be a military nation in the modern ...
  • HMS Star and HM Saucy Arethusa
        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
      Reverse: "Saucy Arethusa has a dozen or more holes in her plugged ...
  • The Listening Post
        A newspaper designed to inform the British public on the happenings of the war.
      A newspaper designed to inform the British public on the happenings of ...
  • Letter - I wonder...
        A letter written to Mrs Calverley, Hugh's mother, by A.H. Young from Trinity College in Toronto.
      A letter written to Mrs Calverley, Hugh's mother, by A.H. Young from ...
  • Map of Camp in pencil
        A hand-drawn map of the camp at Valcartier. Hand-drawn by Hugh Calverley.
      A hand-drawn map of the camp at Valcartier. Hand-drawn by Hugh Calverley.
  • Drawing of a Round Tent
        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.
      A drawing of the round tents that were located in Valcartier. There ...
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Hugh S Calverley


A collection of materials related to Hugh S. Calverley. This collection contains photographs, scrapbooks, paintings, etc from Sybil Rampen's family collection.