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Object ID # 1955.012.008
Object Name Certificate, Stock
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1914
Place of Origin Boulogne, France
Description A red-printed certificate with "Cinquante Centimes - 0.50" on it from Chamber of Commerce DeBoulogne Sub Mer, France. The serial number 130043 is stamped in dark ink on both the right and left bottom corner and ")1" is in the middle of both. Dated 1914. This is a war-time souvenir brought home by a Canadian soldier.
Provenance This certificate is dated 1914 and originated from the Chamber of Commerce in Boulogne, France. This item was a souvenir of the Great War (later called the First World War, 1914-1918). Most likely collected by Arthur Clifford Husband of Kemble area, Keppel Township, Grey County, who served overseas in World War I and returned to Grey County, only to die in 1920 as a result of a drowning accident.

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.






Collection Organizational/Government Collection
Material Paper / Inks
Found France
People Husband, Charles
Husband, Arthur
Subjects First World War
Great War
World War I (First World War/The Great War)