Fonds - Leger family fonds

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Leger family fonds

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    CA SAM

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    • 1913-1981 (Creation)
      Leger (family)

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    4 cm of textual records;33 photographs

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    Arthur Leger (1882-1975) was born in Sackville, New Brunswick. He served in WWI in England, France, Belgium and Germany. He married Gertrude Weston in England in 1917. The couple homesteaded in the Shuswap in 1919, farming in Glen Eden.

    Gertrude Feodora Weston (1888-1981) was born in England. She trained as a nurse at St. Thomas Hospital, London and worked at the Stepney Hospital in the East End of London. She immigrated to Salmon Arm in 1919 and was well known for her nursing services.

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    The fonds consists of guest books, photographs, handbooks and certificates.

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        BCAUL control number: SAM-3357

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