Fonds jas-2576 - Ian Robertson fonds

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Ian Robertson fonds

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JAS jas-2576

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6cm of textual records. -- 14 photographs

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Ian Robertson was a member of the Lovat Scout, a Scottish regiment, which trained in Jasper (1943-1944). After completing his training, he was sent to Europe for 6 months, then spent two years in Greece. He was de-mobilized in 1947. He married Jasper native Leila (Tim) Morris in 1951 in Stoke on Trent, England. They lived there for two years, and then returned to Canada in 1954. They had four children, Janet (1953), Andrew (1954), Duncan (1960), and Kate (1963).

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The fonds consists of a diary (1943-1944) detailing his journey from England and the subsequent military training in and around Jasper. The fonds also contains a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards and correspondence all pertaining to the time he spent in Jasper with the Lovat Scouts prior to his immigration to Canada in 1954.

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Gift of Leila Robertson


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Record No. ID268<br><br>

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