Birks Memorial Bar to Captain R. I. VAN DER BYL, Veterans Guard of Canada (Picture)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.

ITEM:     BIRKS MEMORIAL BAR TO R.I. Van Der BYL
Detail:    A Captain in 11A Co., Veterans Guard of Canada. Taken on strength Vancouver, 3 November 1940.
Died 10 December 1941 at Calgary of pneumonia.
Buried Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary.
About the item: The Birks Bar was a private purchase by the family from Birks Jewellery.  It is normally sewn across the medals of the deceased, or mounted separately in a picture frame with medals, photo, etc.

R. J. Henderson

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