Item RNT-ob-0155 - Air Cadets Canada Lapel Pin

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Air Cadets Canada Lapel Pin

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  • 1940-1943 (Custody)

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1 pin : metal plated ; 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.2 cm

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Robert Thompson spent a great deal of his life serving in the armed forces. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force between 1940 and 1943

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Object is a Air Cadets of Canada lapel pin, one piece stamp gold eagle with its wings spread out surmounted by a maple leaf; gold scroll shaped band below the eagle with gold letter capitualized text in relief "AIR CADETS CANADA". The fastener is a slide pin backing.

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Robert N. Thompson


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Preferred citation Trinity Western University Archives and Special Collections, Robert N. Thompson fonds, Objects and Artifacts Related to Robert N. Thompson sous-fond, RNT-ob-0155.

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Images of the artifact/object were taken by a iPhone 8 camera on a white background. Three images were created the Photoshop file (source file), the preservation copy (TIFF) and the access copy (Jpeg). The image was manipulated using Adobe Photoshop to brighten the background, crop the image, and insert the identification number.

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For records related to Robert Thompson's association with the Canadian Air Cadets see: RNT-SF-3, Military Years/Ethiopia > Series 1, Royal Canadian Air Force

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August 2023, tk

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  • Box: B 47 S 2 Box 18