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Document Details


Title: Gordon Shrum
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of British Columbia. Library, University Archives & Records Management Services
Collection: Armed Forces at University of British Columbia Oral History Collection
Series: Item 2 of Series Gordon Shrum
Description: 1. C.O.T.C. facilities, relations with local militia, Instructor Sgt. Smith, decision to waive pay World War II, duties as officer, C.O.T.C. not effected much by depression, anti-war movement 1934, high morale, type of training, Col. Logan, Col. Letson, becomes C.O., importance of discipline. 2. Effect of international events, government policies regarding students, wartime expansion, materials to build Armoury, co-operation on campus, feedback from students, summer camps.
Extent: 33 pages
URL: http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/military/UBC%20AT%20180%20Gordon%20Shrum.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shrum, Gordon, 1896-1985 (2)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker place of birth: Smithville, ON; Ontario; Canada; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 02-Apr-1973
Interviewer: Specht
Organizations discussed: Canada. Army; Canada. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: British Columbia; Canada; North America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: British Columbia; Canada; Canada. Army; Canada. Navy; Canada--Armed Forces; North America; Oral history; Soldiers; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029349-32554