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Description found in Archives

George Macoun letter [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1919

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.3 cm of textual records.

Scope and content

Item consists of a letter describing events that took place at the Kapuskasing Internment Camp, during the period November 1917 to mid-summer 1919. Original, 12 pages.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
1
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Biography / Administrative history

George Macoun born at Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, emigrated to Canada and served in the Active Militia with Internment Operations from February, 1915 to September, 1919. He enlisted at Kapuskasing, Ontario with the 2nd Canadian Garrison Regiment in September, 1919 and was honourably discharged in May, 1920. He died at Lindsay, Ontario in 1955.

Additional information

Also available in photocopies.

Received in 1978, from Miss P. Macoun of Ottawa.

Item previously titled the George Macoun fonds.

Subject heading

World War, 1914-1918 - Internment operations - Kapuskasing, 1917-1919 Kapuskasing Internment Camp, 1917-1919.

Private

Other system control no.