• Appointment of Percy Carruthers Band to be an Officer in the Active Militia of the Dominion of Canada

      1914-12-24
      Appointment of Percy Carruthers Band to be an Officer in the Active Militia of the Dominion of Canada, signed by the Minister of Militia and Defense, Dec. 24, 1914.
    • Appointment to Percy Carruther [Carruthers] Band to be an officer in the Land Forces in the rank of Lieutenant

      1915-08-17
      Appointment to Percy Carruther [Carruthers] Band to be an officer in the Land Forces in the rank of Lieutenant, Aug. 17, 1915.
    • Army Orders

      1918-10-11
      Army Orders list by General Sir H.S. Rawlinson, Bart. G.C.V.O., K.C.B., K.C.M.G., Commanding Fourth Army. The list includes Captian P.C. Band, M.C., Canadian Infantry under the list for Bar to the Military Cross.
    • The Butler papers - Pt. I. 1711-1777

      Smy, William A. (1994)
      Documents and papers relating to Colonel John Butler and his corps of rangers. Pt.I. 1711-1777
    • The Butler papers - Pt. II. 1778-1779

      Smy, William A. (1994)
      Documents and papers relating to Colonel John Butler and his corps of rangers, Pt. II. 1778-1779.
    • The Butler papers - Pt. III. 1780-1782

      Smy, William A. (1994)
      Documents and papers relating to Colonel John Butler and his corps of rangers. Pt.III. 1780-1782.
    • The Butler papers - Pt. IV. 1783-1977

      Smy, William A. (1994)
      Documents and papers relating to Colonel John Butler and his corps of rangers. Pt.IV. 1783-1977.
    • Canadian Expeditionary Force Certificate of Service

      1919-11-12
      Canadian Expeditionary Force Certificate of Service for Captain Percy Carruthers Band, M.C. and Two Bars, Croix De Guerre. It states that he enlisted in The 35th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force on January 9, 1915 and served in Canada, England and France with the 35th Battn., 23 Battn., 2nd Battn., District Depot #3. until April 25, 1919. There is a list at the bottom of the certificate that states he was wounded twice and awarded four times.
    • Canadian Military Institute: Officers of the British Forces in Canada during the War of 1812-1815

      Irving, L. Homfray (Welland Tribune Print, 1908)
      There is a note in the front cover written to Mary from B. Johnston on April 22, 1942. He refers to page 73 of the book in which William Woodruff is listed as a Lieutenant and Richard Woodruff is listed as an Ensign in the Niagara District. A full text version is available at the following link: http://www.archive.org/details/officersbritish00instgoog
    • Captain Percy Carruthers Band - Military Cross and Two Bars, French Croix de Guerre with Palm

      Higgins, Douglas (1961)
      Booklet regarding Captain Percy Carruthers Band’s Military Cross and Two Bars and French Croix de Guerre with Palm. One of these booklets belonged to Margaret Elizabeth Woodruff Taylor. This one contains the most information including: identification of patches, 2 letters from Douglas Higgins, A Credo for Canadians, 4 notices from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Percy C. Band’s Record of Service and a summation of his service which was prepared in 1961, 2 felt patches, 3 col. photos. This booklet was put together by Douglas Higgins of Douglas Higgins Insurance. He was a personal friend of Percy Band and he asked Margaret J. Band if he could compile the booklet to give to each of Percy’s children, 1961.
    • Certificate excusing Peter Bradt from military service

      Muirhead, J. (1833-02-15)
      Certificate excusing Peter Bradt from military service, dated at Niagara, 15 February 1833. It is signed by J. Muirhead, Surgeon, Provincial Militia.
    • Certificate of Military Qualification

      1914-12
      A Canadian Certificate of Military Qualification for Lieutenant P.C. Band of the 48th Regiment in the year 1914.
    • Letter from Eprhaim Brown to Henry Brown from Lewiston, New York - 27 September 1812

      Brown, Ephraim (1812-09-27)
      As the American army was gathering for an attack on Canada during the War of 1812 at Lewiston, New York, Ephraim Brown took a moment to write his brother Henry this letter on September 27, 1812. On October 13, the American army crossed the Niagara River in the early morning and attacked the high ground at Queenston. Major General Isaac Brock was shot and killed along with his Aide-de-Camp John Macdonnell. After early success by the Americans at the Battle of Queenston Heights, the Americans retreated to New York as British soldiers, militia and indigenous allies arrived. Transcript of the letter available in the full description.
    • Letter to Charles Band from Colonel McLaughlin

      McLaughlin, Colonel (1919-02-15)
      A letter to Charles Band from Colonel McLaughlin. It reads "My Dear Mr. Band, I must thank you for the Greetings and Good Wishes from Mrs Band and yourself. I was very pleased to receive your letter and appreciate it very much. It has been a pleasure and a satisfaction to have an officer under my command like your son Percy, of whom, needless to say you must be very proud. His work in the Battalion from the time he joined has been most satisfactory and of a very high standard. he has always shown initiative and sound judgement, is cool under fire...". The letter also mentions the "'bar' to his M.C." that Percy was awarded.
    • Letter to Col. Thomas Clark of the 2nd Lincoln Militia from Nathaniel Coffin, Colonel of the Adjutant General Militia, Upper Canada

      Coffin, Nathaniel (1820-03-10)
      Letter addressed to Col. Thomas Clark of the 2nd Lincoln Militia, dated at York, 10 March 1820. The letter is signed by N. Coffin, Colonel of the Adjutant General Militia, Upper Canada. The letter is about an order of Council on January 19, and a reminder not to issue certificates in the names of deceased people, or to those who deserted or were absent without leave.
    • List of Officers of the reduced Independent Companies who are to receive half pay, 1791.

      Yonge, George (1791)
      A List of Officers of the reduced Independent Companies who are to receive half pay from the days hereafter mentioned, to the 24th of December 1791, both days inclusive, or to the days of their death or Provision respectively. The document includes 153 names of Captains, Lieutenants, and Ensigns. Among the names are Isaac Brock and his brother Irwin Brock. It is signed by George Yonge.
    • Military General Service Medal, 1793-1814

      1793-1814
      Military General Service Medal, 1793-1814. A medal awarded to S.P. Jarvis for service in the Canadian Militia. The medal features Queen Victoria standing on a plinth, crowing the Duke of Wellington with a laurel wreath. The surrounding inscription reads “To the British Army, 1793-1814”. The reverse side of the medal features Queen Victoria. There is one bar on the ribbon attached to the medal that reads “Fort Detroit”. The circumference of the medal is engraved with “S.P. Jarvis Canadn Militia”.
    • Military Pension, received of the Right Honorable Sir Charles Long

      1824-05-01
      Military Pension, received of the Right Honorable Sir Charles Long, Paymaster General of His Majesty’s Forces, the sum of £87 for 15 months Military Pension at £70 per Annum, commencing 25 December 1822 and ending 24 March 1824
    • Newspaper Clipping - World War I

      n.d.
      Newspaper clipping discusses the honour "invested by the King of two bars to his cross" to Captain P.C. Band.