Fonds MS-866 - Gary Stretch fonds

1st (Res.) Canadian Armoured Divisional Ordnance Workshop, R.C.O.C.

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Gary Stretch fonds

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  • Graphic material - photograph

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  • 1942 (Creation)
    Stretch, Gary

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2 photographs

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Robert Gary (Gary) Stretch was born in 1938 to Florence M. Rees and Jewel R. Stretch. Gary served with the Edmonton Police for many years. At the time of donation, Gary was a Labour Standards Officer.
He married Helen Menduk, a teacher, in the mid-1960s and they had three children. Gary and Helen divorced in the mid-1970s
Gary Stretch died in 1998 and is buried in the Forest Home Cemetery in Ponoka.

Custodial history

Gary Stretch received the photographs from Tony Cashman around 1966.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of the 1st (Res) Canadian Armoured Divisional Ordnance.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Gary Stretch in 1973.


The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-181.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.

Finding aids

See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level; some are available on the online database, with the remainder available in the Reference Room.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A73-48

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Physical storage

  • Box: Library
  • Map cabinet: North B