Chatham-Kent Municipal Museums - Digital Collections
2003.37.60
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Images, Electronic
Images, Electronic
Description
- shoulder insignia; brass; "R.C.R." (Royal Canadian Regiment)
- part of donation of Ritchie Grainger's personal effects. Possibly belonged to his father or father-in-law.
Ritchie McVean Grainger (Sept 19, 1912 - July 6, 1975) was born in Chatham, the son of Frederick Grainger and Clara Ritchie. On Dec. 12, 1931 he married Doris Ada Nicholls (Jan 17, 1913 - Feb 26, 1976) and they had one daughetr, Patricia Ann (July 9, 1932 - June 7, 2002). Ritchie worked at International Harvester for 31 years, retiring in 1973. He served with the Canadian Army Infantry Corps during WWII and was awarded the Military Cross while commanding 17 Platoon, North Nova Scotia Highlanders on Sept. 18, 1944 at Chemin Vert. He was a member of St. Andrew's Church, the Officer's Mess at the Armouries, and Branch 28 and Branch 431 Royal Canadian Legion. He is buried in Ward I Lot 207 Maple Leaf Cemetery.
- Begin date 1914 / End date 1918
Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 008 Box 12
Collection
Chatham Kent Museum
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 008 Box 12
Terms of Use
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Contact
Chatham-Kent Museum
Email:ckcccmuseum@chatham-kent.ca
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Agency street/mail address:
75 William Street North
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
519-360-1998
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2003.37.60


- shoulder insignia; brass; "R.C.R." (Royal Canadian Regiment)
- part of donation of Ritchie Grainger's personal effects. Possibly belonged to his father or father-in-law.
Ritchie McVean Grainger (Sept 19, 1912 - July 6, 1975) was born in Chatham, the son of Frederick Grainger and Clara Ritchie. On Dec. 12, 1931 he married Doris Ada Nicholls (Jan 17, 1913 - Feb 26, 1976) and they had one daughetr, Patricia Ann (July 9, 1932 - June 7, 2002). Ritchie worked at International Harvester for 31 years, retiring in 1973. He served with the Canadian Army Infantry Corps during WWII and was awarded the Military Cross while commanding 17 Platoon, North Nova Scotia Highlanders on Sept. 18, 1944 at Chemin Vert. He was a member of St. Andrew's Church, the Officer's Mess at the Armouries, and Branch 28 and Branch 431 Royal Canadian Legion. He is buried in Ward I Lot 207 Maple Leaf Cemetery.
- Begin date 1914 / End date 1918
Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 008 Box 12