Fonds MS-1085 - John D. Ellinger fonds

Return of the 49th Battalion Return of the 49th Battalion Officers of the 66th Overseas Battalion, C.E.F.

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John D. Ellinger fonds

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  • Graphic material - photograph

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CA EDM MS-1085

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  • [ca. 1915], 1919 (Creation)
    Ellinger, John D.

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3 photographs

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Biographical history

John D. Ellinger was born in 1920 Edmonton to Cyril and Dorothy Ellinger. John was in the Canadian military, as was his father (Capt. Cyril Ellinger 4th field Co. Canadian Engineers 1914-1918). John married Barbara sometime after 1940. Barbara Ellinger died in 1999.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of military photographs including the Officers of the 66th Overseas Battalion in 1915 and the 49th Battalion’s return to Edmonton in 1919.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by John D. Ellinger in 1998 and 1999.


The photographs were arranged in chronological order and assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-659.

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  • English

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Copyright may apply.
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Military photos donated by John D. Ellinger (A15829, A15830, A15831, A15832, A15833, A15834, A15835) at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Accession numbers: A98-122, A99-3

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City of Edmonton Archives

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  • Box: Library