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Item ID# A2013.008.035
Title Station magazine - Nassau
Object Name Magazine
Dates of Creation 1943
Description A "magazine" published by military personnel at Nassau. "Sgt Harold Seabrook 1943" is inscribed on the front cover.

In an editorial, the magazine is described as Volume 1, No. 1. An invitation is extended to readers to contribute "articles of interest, poems, jokes (not too smutty), cartoons and in fact anything you can think of will be welcome."

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. After being stationed there for two months, Harold was transferred to Quebec for a wekk. In July 1943, he was posted to Nassau, Bahamas. 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 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 Dougless 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 14 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Subjects Cartoons (Commentary)
Military life
Military training
Second World War
People Seabrook, Harold Stanley
Level of Description Item