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Object ID # 1955.012.019
Object Name Backpack
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Made J. J. Turner & Sons, Manufacturers
Place of Origin Peterborough, Ontario
Description A duffle bag or knapsack that has dark brown khaki canvas material with leather straps. It was made in Peterborough, Ontario, and is marked "J. J. Turner & Sons, Mnfrs."
Provenance Made in Peterborough, Ontario, by J. J. Turner & Sons, Mnfrs. Most likely used by/issued to Arthur Clifford Husband of Kemble, Grey County, who served overseas in World War I. He survived the war, but died in 1920 in Canada.

Subsequently owned by his mother, Mary Husband (neé Fraser), who died not long after her son's death. Last owned by Alice Husband (neé Gilbert), the second wife of Charles Husband (Arthur's father).
Collection Military, 20th-c Collection
Material Canvas/Leather/Metal
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Husband, Arthur
Subjects Military life
Military uniforms
World War I (First World War/The Great War)