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ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.

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Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21 photographs. - 11 artefacts. - Env. 0.01 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0233
Scope and Content
Of the 21 photographs in total, there are 8 photographs of Morris Zimmering and 4 of his wife Gertrude. These include images of Morris Zimmering in uniform during World War I; one of these is a photograph which has been hand coloured. Those taken in World War II are from a photo booth. Two photogra…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21 photographs. - 11 artefacts. - Env. 0.01 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Of the 21 photographs in total, there are 8 photographs of Morris Zimmering and 4 of his wife Gertrude. These include images of Morris Zimmering in uniform during World War I; one of these is a photograph which has been hand coloured. Those taken in World War II are from a photo booth. Two photographs depict Morris Zimmering with his wife, Gertrude. The collection also includes an image of Gertrude Gutman before her marriage. There are 11 photographs of Mark Aaron Zimmering. Mark Aaron Zimmering is photographed in his Royal Fusiliers uniform and in front of his tent in Palestine. The collection also includes 6 of Morris' medals and 4 pins. Two of the pins were issued during World War I including one received "for service at the front". 4 medals were received during World War II. Other artefacts include cutlery used while in the field and two armbands from the Brigadier Frederick Kisch branch of the Canadian Jewish Legion. Documents include Gertrude Gutman's Polish passport, an original quarantine certificate, Hebrew Protective Association of Montreal booklet, photocopies of Morris Zimmering's naturalisation certificate and photocopies of Morris Zimmering and Gertrude Gutman's marriage certificate.
Fonds No.
P0233
History Biographical
This collection concerns Morris Zimmering and his brother Mark Aaron Zimmering. Morris Zimmering was born in 1892. In 1916 he joined the Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company in Montreal and served in England. He also served under the CASF in World War II. He was married to Gertrude Gutman in 1926. Morris Zimmering died in June 1960. Mark Aaron Zimmering served in World War I under the Jewish Legion section of the Royal Fusiliers of Great Britain. He was stationed in Palestine.
Custodial History
This fonds was donated in two increments by I.J. Zimmering, son of Morris. The items pertaining to Morris were donated in 1989 while the items pertaining to Morris' brother Mark Aaron were donated in 1990.
Notes
P89/17, P90/20.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Mark Aaron Zimmering, brother of Morris Zimmering, in Royal Fusiliers uniform after the Jewish Legion disbanded.

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Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Fonds No.
P0233; 001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Mark Aaron Zimmering, with British fusiliers.

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Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Fonds No.
P0233; 002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Mark Aaron Zimmering between two Gurkas.

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Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Fonds No.
P0233; 003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Mark Aaron Zimmering with fellow member of the Jewish Legion, World War One.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38514
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Fonds No.
P0233; 004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Photographs.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Medal received after WWI, given to the Great War Veterans of Canada.

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Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0233; 005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Artefacts.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Medal received in WWI "for service at the front". This example has been gold-plated. The original is made of copper.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38516
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0233; 006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ZIMMERING, Morris and Mark Aaron = Jewish Reinforcement Draft Company and Jewish Legion.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Artefacts.
Date
1914-1919.
Fonds No.
P0233
Item No.
006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
Less detail

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