Collection 2011/27 - François Vigneault collection

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François Vigneault collection

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  • Textual record

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CA ON00093 2011/27

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  • 1907-1964 (Creation)
    Vigneault, François

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1.5 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Captain François Vigneault is a member of the Canadian Forces and does research in military history. He was born in Montréal, on 18 April 1964. A member of the Canadian Forces since 31 March 1981, he was sent to Afghanistan in January 2009 as a military post office inspector and to Sudan from June to December 2010 as a UN military observer. Capt. François Vigneault has a bachelor’s degree in science and collects military and propaganda posters by personal interest. He is married and currently lives in Ottawa.

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Collection consists of a copy of orders for the Canadian Postal Corps units posted in Korea, military posters, newspaper images and a newspaper publicity bulletin. The majority of the posters and newspaper images date from the Second World War, one from 1907 and one from 1918. The publicity bulletin dates from 1964. These images are propaganda or publicity, with one recruitment poster for the Royal Canadian Navy and an advertisement for Victory Bonds. The units referred to in the images include: the Fusiliers Mont-Royal, the Régiment de la Chaudière, and the Royal 22nd Regiment. The publicity bulletin celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the 18th Annual Air Force Day. The orders include war diaries excerpts for the months of September 1953 and April 1954. The orders also include weekly duties, general information on the postal office movements, discipline and multiple nominal rolls.

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Received from Capt. François Vigneault by email on November 22, 2011. Second accession received from Capt. François Vigneault on 27 April 2012. Third accession received from Capt. François Vigneault in June 2012.


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  • English
  • French

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    The Canadian Postal Corps documents are Protected A. The rest of the collection is unclassified.

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    No further accruals are expected.

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    This is a bilingual fonds.

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    The publicity bulletin is stored with the Oversize documents.

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    The fonds was reproduced in 2011-2012.

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