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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001026 a-b
Description
Two rectangular badges made of maroon wool or felt with a black cotton backing; unit designation is embroidered in yellow silk thread.
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Accession Number
002001026 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Two rectangular badges made of maroon wool or felt with a black cotton backing; unit designation is embroidered in yellow silk thread.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - badge - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - badge - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: maroon; yellow; black
Inscriptions
(a): "RCOC"; (b): "COC"; both embroidered in yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-9
Condition Remarks
Both badges show some fraying around the edges of the black backing material; (b) is missing the "R" in "RCOC", though some of the threads are retained in the backing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; CD #6
Research Facts
Insignia of Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, 5th Armoured Division--"The Mighty Maroon Machine"
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001027
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decor…
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Accession Number
002001027
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decorated with another wreath of leaves; other half of buckle has a smaller circle decorated with lion and crown; this piece attaches to the belt with a fitting of folded over leather that allows adjustment for length.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
W. Scully, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance and the materials
Material
metal: yellow; green
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Stamped into the underside of the buckle: "SCULLY, LTD. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-5
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 85.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The belt shows some stiffening from age and disuse; heavy deposits of corrosion where brass and leather meet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; "War Dress Regulations," Canadian Army, 1943; CD #6
Research Facts
Leather was being eliminated from Allied Forces kits during early World War II
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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Dates
1947
1980
circa 1947-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circl…
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Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circle of (b) fits into the cut-out circle of (a) to form buckle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - right side - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - left side - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
1980
circa 1947-1980
Date Remarks
Based on name of association
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on buckle: "ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS"; (b) embossed on buckle: "RCDC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Few small scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Forces" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Pasquale Duronio from Windsor, Ontario; dentists first served the Canadian Forces during the Boer War; the name 'Royal Canadian Dental Corps' was conferred upon the association in 1947
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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001036
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical pieces of cotton form a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton; this part has three buttonholes; one at each end, and one in the middle f…
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Accession Number
002001036
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical pieces of cotton form a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton; this part has three buttonholes; one at each end, and one in the middle for attachment to the rest of the uniform; there is a small rectangle of silk on the inner, lower quarter of the collar; it is folded in two lengthwise and once widthwise.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric:brown; white; blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in ink on collar: "1 // 292 / 16 / 59N"; embroidered on silk sewn onto collar: "MIRIAM E. HARTRICK"; a broad upward-pointing arrow is stamped in ink.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 37.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Very slight threadbare patches from abrasion during use.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; CD #1
Research Facts
The broad arrow denotes the British War Dept.
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001037
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton, which serves to reinforce the buttonholes by which the collar is attached…
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Accession Number
002001037
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the under half is reinforced with another layer of cotton, which serves to reinforce the buttonholes by which the collar is attached to the shirt; there is a small rectangle of silk sewn to the outer part of the neck portion of the collar and bears the owner's name; it is folded in a manner opposite to that of 002.001.036, so the nametag is inside the fold.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (City)
Belfast
Site Made (Country)
Ireland
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Marked on collar
Material
fabric: brown; white; blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
"FAULAT, BELFAST 1 [large] 2.92 / CK / 53N 1942 [broad arrow]" is stamped in ink on underside of neck portion of collar; "MIRIAM E. HARTRICK" embroidered on the square of silk sewn onto the collar.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 37.5 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
No use-related wear; still stiff from the last time it was ironed; slight shine from ironing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001038
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the other half affixes to buttons at neck of uniform and is reinforced with another layer of cotton; there is a small rectangle of s…
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Accession Number
002001038
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton forms a collar; the upper half is the one that is seen outside of the shirt, and is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the other half affixes to buttons at neck of uniform and is reinforced with another layer of cotton; there is a small rectangle of silk sewn to the inner part of the neck portion of the collar and bears the owner's name; this example has two tabs of metal sewn into the points of the collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: brown; white; blue
Inscriptions
"1 292 / 16 / 59N [broad arrow]" "MIRIAM E. HARTRICK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 36.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Very slight use-related wear; discolouration of the name tag due to perspiration; fading of fabric and creases from ironing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001039
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton fabric forms a collar; the upper half, which protrudes from the shirt, is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the other half affixes to buttons at neck of uniform and is reinforced with another layer of cotton; there is a small rectangle of silk sewn t…
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Accession Number
002001039
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Oblong, asymmetrical piece of cotton fabric forms a collar; the upper half, which protrudes from the shirt, is flat with outward-curving points at each end; the other half affixes to buttons at neck of uniform and is reinforced with another layer of cotton; there is a small rectangle of silk sewn to the inner part of the neck portion of the collar and bears the owner's name.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: brown; white; blue
Inscriptions
"1 // 292 / 16 / 59N [broad arrow]"; embroidered on silk tab and sewn onto collar: "MIRIAM E. HARTRICK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 36.4 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavy use-related wear but structurally very sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1941
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001005 a-b
Description
Gaiters; a pair of roughly rectangular flat pieces of leather, slightly curved; one of the long sides of each one is cut in undulations and the other long side is curved; the short sides each have two copper eyelets; in each artifact, two of these eyelets have laces strung through them, which attac…
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Accession Number
002001005 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Gaiters; a pair of roughly rectangular flat pieces of leather, slightly curved; one of the long sides of each one is cut in undulations and the other long side is curved; the short sides each have two copper eyelets; in each artifact, two of these eyelets have laces strung through them, which attach through holes in the leather to the main item; each gaiter has a buckle, presumably for cinching to the boot top; the fat side of the learther is marked wity manufacturer's marks, with extra leather panels along the edges for reinforcement.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - gaiter - Size: Length 41.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - gaiter - Size: Length 41.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lees (W) Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Marked on item
Material
leather: reddish-brown
fabric: brown
metal: brown; green; white
Inscriptions
On the underside (flesh side) of the leather is, "LEES (W) LTD. 1941 [upward arrow] // 1 // W [upward arrow] D. // 101"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-5
Condition Remarks
20 cm x 7 cm patch of discolouration on both pieces; copper fittings are slightly corroded, with active corrosion evident on most of the eyelets; some light dusting of possible mould or mildew deposits, generalized.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; CD #6
Research Facts
Used to extend one's boot-tops in order to keep dirt and water from ruining one's pantlegs; worn by an officer.
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military nurse's greatcoat

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001077 a-k
Description
Military nursing sister's double-breasted knee-length navy gabardine greatcoat (a) with wide lapels, burgundy satin lining and black plastic sew-through buttons; six buttons in two columns of three down the front of the coat and two buttons on each cuff; each epaulet is secured by a black plastic s…
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Accession Number
002001077 a-k
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Nursing
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Military nursing sister's double-breasted knee-length navy gabardine greatcoat (a) with wide lapels, burgundy satin lining and black plastic sew-through buttons; six buttons in two columns of three down the front of the coat and two buttons on each cuff; each epaulet is secured by a black plastic sew-through button and has two lieutenant's pips (b-e) and a brass "Canada" bar pin (f-g), each with clasp (h-k).
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - greatcoat - Size: Length 102.5 cm x Width 44.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b-e - pips - Size: Length 2.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
f-g - bar pins - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
h-k - clasp - Size:
Provenance
Owned by Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly; donated to museum by daughter Miriam Ruth Howard.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: navy blue; burgundy
metal: yellow; red; green
plastic: black
Inscriptions
"TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO" moulded into the metal of the pips; "CANADA" moulded into the metal of the shoulder badges.
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0010
0010 CLOSET A
(b-k) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-4
Condition Remarks
#1: Evidence of damage and repair to the liner; one of the breast buttons is loosely attached; lining is extensively creased and worn; #2: two buttons are loosely attached.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; War Dress Regulations for Nursing Sisters, 1940; Miriam Ruth Howard; CD #8; CD #5; CD #7
Research Facts
Owned and used by Nursing Sister Lt. Miriam Hartrick during World War II. Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly (1909-2001) graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She served in England, France and Italy during World War II. This is a spring-weight greatcoat; winter greatcoats are thicker and made of wool.
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military nurse's shirt

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001079 a-c
Description
Nursing sister's tropical cotton worsted long-sleeved khaki military shirt (a) with five plastic sew-through buttons down the front, folded-back cuffs with one plastic button each, and two cargo-style breast pockets with button closures; epaulets are held in place by plastic sew-through buttons and…
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Accession Number
002001079 a-c
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Military Nursing
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Nursing sister's tropical cotton worsted long-sleeved khaki military shirt (a) with five plastic sew-through buttons down the front, folded-back cuffs with one plastic button each, and two cargo-style breast pockets with button closures; epaulets are held in place by plastic sew-through buttons and each have a tabular piece of cotton sewn around them where ranking badges (b-c) are attached; ranking badges consist of two raised embroidered designs, each framed by a square of red felt.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - shirt - Size: Length: 64.0 cm x Width 47.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b-c - ranking badges - Size:
Provenance
Owned by Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly; donated to museum by daughter Miriam Ruth Howard.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: khaki; red; brown
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"Miriam E. Hartrick" embroidered on patch sewn into neck of shirt
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet B
(b, c) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Condition Remarks
#1: Light, use-related wear and discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; Miriam Ruth Howard; CD #2
Research Facts
Owned and used by Nursing Sister Lt. Miriam Hartrick during World War II. Miriam (Hartrick) Kelly (1909-2001) graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She served in England, France and Italy during World War II.
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