Série 7 - Bruce Macdonald

Bruce Macdonald Bruce Macdonald

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Bruce Macdonald

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CA EDM MS-690-7

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  • [ca. 1945]-1985 (Production)
    Macdonald, Bruce Fraser

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1 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs

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Notice biographique

Bruce Fraser Macdonald was born 12 Jul 1917 to Therese Fraser Holland and John Kenneth Macdonald in Edmonton. He graduated in Commerce from the University of Alberta in 1940 and was then commissioned in the Canadian Army.

Bruce married Lois Baker 28 Jun 1943 in Ottawa. Bruce and Lois had four children – John, Ken, Terri and James.

Bruce had a distinguished wartime military career where, during the Second World War, he was cited for gallantry in 1945, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and the Croix de Guerre.

After the war he served as commandant of the armored corps school in Camp Borden, near Barrie, Ontario. In 1957 he was appointed staff planner at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) in Washington, DC. In 1959 he became executive assistant to the chairman, Canadian Joint Staff.

In 1965 Bruce was appointed to command a United Nations brigade serving in Cyprus. Later that year he was seconded to the United Nations as an Under Secretary and appointed to command the United Nations peace-keeping force along the India-Pakistan border with the rank of Major-General. In 1966 he returned to Canada, commanding the Canadian Army Staff College in Kingston, Ont.

Bruce retired from the military in 1968 and became the President of The Canadian Chemical Producers Association until 1979.

Bruce Fraser Macdonald died 19 Feb 1985 in Florida.

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Portée et contenu

The series consists of records pertaining to Bruce’s military career and family.

File List
File 1: Correspondence, news clippings - includes:

  • news clippings, family life and military career, 1948-1985
  • address, 'Canada's Chemical Industry : A Pattern of Challenge and Concern', by Bruce Fraser Macdonald, President, Canadian Chemical Producers Association, Nov. 19, 1971,
  • news clipping, obituary for Bruce Fraser Macdonald, Feb. 21, 1985
  • photocopies of telegrams of condolence, Feb. 1985,
  • Scrapbook pages - includes clippings and photographs of Bruce Fraser Macdonald in uniform. (O/S Box 1)

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The material was arranged by the archivist by date.
The photographs were assigned item numbers EA-696.

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  • anglais

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Éléments associés

See also:
Bruce Fraser Macdonald fonds (fonds 79/561, 83/108, 82/141, 82/193) at the National Defence Headquarters Directorate of History and Heritage

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No further accruals are expected.

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Accession number: A96-152

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City of Edmonton Archives

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