Series 1 - Joseph & Alice Webb

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Joseph & Alice Webb

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CA EDM MS-49-1

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  • [ca. 1900] - 1940 (Creation)
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    Webb, Miller Family

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2 cm of textual records. - 14 photographs

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(1879-1966)

Biographical history

Webb, Alice Beatrice Miller 1879-1958
Webb, Joseph 1882-1966

Joseph Webb was born in London, England in 1884 to ? Curley and ? Webb. He joined the British Army in October 1898 and served in the Boer War. Joseph Webb immigrated to Canada around 1909.

Alice Beatrice Miller was born 14 May 1879 to ? and William Miller in England. Alice immigrated to Canada around 1909.

Joseph Webb married Alice Beatrice Miller in 1910 in Edmonton. Alice and Joseph had one daughter – Ellen. Joseph worked as a clerk at the Dominion Lands Office

Joseph joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in December 1914 and served in France as an RQMS (senior assistant to the quartermaster). He was discharged on 27 Apr 1919. While he was in military service, his wife and daughter lived in Hull, England.

After Joseph’s military service, the family returned to Edmonton and Joseph resumed his position as a clerk at the Dominion Lands Office. The family first lived at 10523 – 100 Avenue in Edmonton, then moved to 10420 – 100 Avenue.

Joseph and Alice moved to Vancouver in 1931. Joseph worked as a clerk at the Shaughnessy Hospital in Vancouver until retirement in 1947.

Alice Millar Webb died on 1 Nov 1958 in Vancouver.
Joseph Webb died on 3 Oct 1966 in Vancouver.

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The series consists of textual records and photographs of Joseph and Alice Webb. The photographs predominantly reflect Joseph's military career.

The textual records include:

  • Joseph Webb’s military service records, 1906-1919;
  • marriage certificate for Joseph Webb and Alice Beatrice Miller, 1910;
  • greeting cards, 1915-1916;
  • national ration books for Joseph, Alice and Ellen Webb, 1918-1919;
  • notices of issue of service medals, 1920;
  • national registration certificate for Joseph Webb, 1940.

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The material was arranged by the archivist by date.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-56.

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  • English

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City of Edmonton Archives

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