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    Post by ajobrien10 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:44 am

    I found this in a box my aunt had. I believe it is my great-grandfather but I'm not sure.

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    Can someone help me date a photo? Oldmilitary_zps19d2d58a

    And a very blurry closeup of an arm patch.

    Can someone help me date a photo? Patch_zps0dd47ab8

    Any help would be appreciated.
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    Post by jholl72 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:02 pm

    I would say WWII Navy, the trade badge is for a stoker if my memory serves me.


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    Post by pylon1357 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:27 pm

    Looks like he has a late 40-50's era camera slung over his shoulder. IIRC his style of portable camera came out post WWII, and were very desirable in their day.


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    Post by qsamike on Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:47 pm

    Does that not look like the old barracks at H.M.C.S. Stadacona and the cement lamp post??????

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    Post by ajobrien10 on Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:19 am

    Thank you for the replies so far. I thought it might be an earlier photo so I'm sorry I posted it in the wrong forum. Oops.

    My aunt had a lot of old photos that have no dates or names with them and this one just really peaked my interest.
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    Post by Jonhno on Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:19 pm

    I wonder if that is Toronto, down near the old Tip-top tailor factory, there is a Naval place there, those windows remind me of the factory(now condo) building

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