Fonds F36 - Ronald Moyes fonds

Mountain View School Class Portrait 1934-1935 Mountain View School Class Portrait 1935-1936 Mountain View School Class Portrait 1938-1939 Burquitlam Our Boys' Club Ronald and Margaret Moyes Coming Home...On a Wing and a Prayer - 2021 Coming Home...On a Wing and a Prayer - 2020
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Ronald Moyes fonds

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  • 1935 - 2021 (Creation)
    Moyes, Ronald

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4 cm textual records
6 photographs : b&w and col. ; multiple processes ; multiple dimensions
1 DVD-R : 2.46 GB of digital video materials

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Ronald Moyes was born in Vancouver on February 11th, 1926. His family moved to North Road, Coquitlam in 1929. Moyes attended Mountain View School and Coquitlam Junior High. He left Coquitlam in 1943, when training for the Royal Canadian Airforce took him first to Edmonton and then Quebec. Moyes served in the Second World War, and subsequent to the war continued his career in the RCAF in various roles around Canada and abroad. In 1974, Moyes left the RCAF to join the RCMP Forensic Laboratory as a firearms Technician. He retired in 1989.

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The records were in the possession of the donor up until the point of transfer to the Archives.

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The fonds consists of a copy of Ronald Moyes' video interview with Veteran's Affairs on CD; a handwritten narrative by Ronald Moyes titled "Coquitlam in the 30s and Beyond"; three versions of the "Coming Home...on a Wing and a Prayer" booklet written by Ronald Moyes; photographs; order of service for Blue Mountain Union Church; and newspaper clippings.

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