Exercise, School

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Nom de l'objet : Exercise, School
Numéro d'accession : BR2013.2.49
Date de début de production : 1915
Description : A document printed on lined paper with handwritten pencil. The document consists of a test or homework assignement with regards to the subject of geography of Canada. Paper also marked with various ink marks including the numbers '48' and '50'.
Fonctions : Document was made by Geoffrey Harris Sayers when he was in school. The test or homework assignment was regards to the subject of Geography. Some of the questions included the naming of Oceans around North and South America, various Canadian industries, Canadian exports and Canadian provinces. A map was also drawn that featured the and Townships of Caledon, Chinguacousy, Toronto, Toronto Gore and Albion. Geoffrey (1907-1997) was the eldest child of Annie Harris and Beverly Draper Sayers of Clarkson. He lived in near his grandparents home 'Benares' and attended Toronto Township School No. 6, he would later attend the University of Toronto School during the mid-1920s. He also was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, he was appointed 2nd Lieutenant 14 June 1938. Two years later, he was appointed Lieutenant. As of 21 April 1941, he was appointed the rank of Temporary Captain, and was recommended for appointment to the Lorne Scots (P. D. and H. Regiment) based out of Brampton. According to his military file, Captain Geoffrey Sayers served with the Canadian Forces from 21 April 1941 until 11 October 1945, when he was honourably discharged. From 17 June 1941 until 13 March 1945, he also served with the British Forces (he had British citizenship). He received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp 1939-45. Geoffrey Sayers and his wife Kathleen (n‚e Colloton) occupied Benares from 1969 until 1981.
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