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Item ID# A2013.008.030
Title Reproduction news clippings: Harold Seabrook
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Dates of Creation [ca. April 12, 1944]
Description Photocopy of three newspaper clippings affixed to a sheet, from circa. April 12, 1944. The articles include pictures of Harold Stanley Seabrook and his biographical information. One of the articles indicates that Harold was a "well known and popular member of Southampton's younger set."



Admin/Biographical History Harold Stanley Seabrook was born in Thunder Bay in 1924. His parents were Eleanor Emily May Seabrook and William James Seabrook. His siblings were Norman William, Kathleen (Kay) Alice and Allan Roy. In 1935 the family moved from Hornepayne, Ontario to Toronto. In 1939 they moved to Southampton. Harold joined the RCAF in 1942. In October 1942, Harold was sent from Manning Depot in Toronto to train at No. 2 Wireless School in Calgary, Alberta. After finishing Wireless School in 1943, Harold was transferred to Fingal, Ontario, to commence Gunnery school. Harold arrived in England in winter of 1944. On April 12, 1944 the Halifax Bomber Harold was travelling in struck a hill, killing all on board. (SOURCE: "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook").
Provenance The original item was donated along with items that appeared in "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook;" created by Allan Seabrook (donor) and Gale Douglass. This item was not pictured in the book, however. Gale Douglass is the daughter of Marg Saunders, who received a doily from Harold in 1942 (pictured on pg. 10 of booklet).
Collection Seabrook, Harold Stanley fonds
Physical Description 1 p.
Subjects Military
Military air pilots
Soldiers
People Seabrook, Eleanor
Seabrook, Harold Stanley
Seabrook, Kathleen (Kay)
Seabrook, Norman
Seabrook, William
Place England
Southampton
Level of Description Item