Category Archives: Veterans Guard of Canada (VGC)

Pertaining to the Veterans Guard of Canada and its members.

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Veteran’s Guard of Canada presentation clock

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Mr. Henderson’s notes: On the occasion of transfers or retirement, it was common for personnel of a unit to provide a farewell gift to popular personnel, particularly Officers.  This handsome clock with the dedication is a prime example. MACHUM is known to … Continue reading

Veteran’s Guard of Canada gold lanyard

Mr. Henderson’s notes:

A twisted gold and scarlet military lanyard represents the Veterans Guard of Canada dress format.  It looped around a shoulder and the small loop fastened under the flap of the chest button on the uniform.

Veteran's Guard of Canada gold lanyard (Henderson Homefront Collection)

Veteran’s Guard of Canada gold lanyard (Henderson Homefront Collection)

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Veterans Guard of Canada (VGC) Wooden Cigarette Case

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection Wood cigarette case.  Front marked 1941, “Smoke with pleasure -” Cpl. Wilson, R, 13th Co., V.G.O.C. Reverse marked “Kananaskis” 13 Cm. X 8.5 Cm. X 2 Cm. Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK items

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  Some information about the MATLOCK collection of items, from R. J. Henderson:   The permit measures 20 X 12.5  cm Christmas Card – (closed) is 10 X 13 cm Pay Book closed measures … Continue reading

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 21 through 23)

*** More information to come ***  From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection. 

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 17 through 20)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  Christmas Card – (closed) is 10 X 13 cm.

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 13 through 16)

*** More information to come ***  From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.  

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 5 through 8)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection.Note:  Picture 5 was included in error and has been removed as it does not belong to this set. The permit measures 20 X 12.5  cm.

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Veterans Guard of Canada: Wade MATLOCK (pictures 9 through 12)

From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection. Pay Book closed measures 10 X 13.3 cm.