Item 2017-027-152 - Leslie and Ernie Underwood leaving for the War

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Leslie and Ernie Underwood leaving for the War


  • [1941] (Creation)

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Photograph, B and W Print, 17.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Donated in 2017.

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Photographer: Undetermined.
Location: [Belleville Street].

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Photograph 2017-027-210 (not digitized) in this fonds.

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Published in local newspaper, dates undetermined, (see news clippings in this fonds). Caption: "Mrs. E.B. Underwood bids a fond farewell to her soldier sons, Leslie (left) and Ernie." Title in one clipping: "Shot Down Junkers 88".

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Label on verso: "Gnr. Earnest Underwood, / MIssing at Dieppe. / RETURN PHOTO TO: - / Major E.B. Underwood M.C., D.C.M., / 400 Gorge Rd., West., / Victoria B.C. / Picture shows Left; Leslie Underwood / Mrs. EB.Underwood, their mother, / Right Ernest Albert Underwood, missing. / Taken on Departure."


Empress Hotel visible in background.


Their mother Alice May Underwood (nee Hogben) at centre.

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