The Barrie Fonds

The 52nd Rangers (Rifles) in Berlin, Ontario, 1910.  Photograph from the Barrie Fonds.

Biographical and Administrative History

Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Barrie (1922-2009) was a former commanding officer of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada and of the Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada after the Second World War, having served as an infantry officer during the war. This collection contains Doug Barrie’s personal interests and experiences of his time in service during and after the Second World War.

Date(s) of Creation

ca. 1901-2002.

Physical Description

ca. 0.38 m of textual records.

Scope and Content

The Barrie Fonds contain material relating to the Canadian Militia from 1914 to 1945. The documents include fields booklets and pamphlets, photographs, maps, diaries, journals, and newspaper clippings pertaining to both the First and Second World War.