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Redfern, Geoffrey Calgary, AB
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PE001052 - Photograph Album of Sgt. Pilot Geoffrey Redfern

Contains photographs taken by, or associated with Sgt. Pilot Geoffrey Redfern, a graduate of the Service Flying Training School in Calgary, Alberta. Photographs are annotated, often with small cartoon illustrations on each page. Subjects of photographs include sightseeing in the United States, Ottawa, Banff, and Lake Louise, images of friends in Toronto, Montreal, Massachusetts, and Vermon, graduation photos from the Service Flying Training School, portraits, and various photographs from Royal Air Force service. In addition to the photographs, other miscellaneous material is also enclosed, including:

  • A 1942 Christmas menu from the No. 10 I.T.W.
  • A Dec. 8, 1943 graduation dinner menu from the Service Flying Training School, featuring a number of signatures
  • A newspaper extract, which features a story that mentions Sgt. Pilot Redfern
  • An undated Christmas card from Geoffrey Redfern
  • A single page of typed diary notes from the author’s wartime transit across the Atlantic
  • 23 assorted postcards, depicting locations in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Redfern, Geoffrey