Photo of Newspaper Clipping regarding Promotion of Leighton Astrop


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of a newspaper clipping regarding the promotion of Leighton Astrop.

This photograph is on the front of the ninth leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket is a photo of Harry Town. The top right photo is of Oakley St. Pierre. At bottom left is L/Cpl. G.J. Scott and bottom right is Major Leighton Astrop.
Notes:
Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Leighton Edward Astrop was born at Reading Berkshire, England on September 15, 1918. He enlisted with the Ontario Regiment during 1940 in the Second World War and was appointed adjutant. He went overseas in February 1943. He rose to the rank of Major in July 1944. He returned in June 1945. Prior to the Second World War, Leighton Astrop was a member of the Whitby Yacht Club. He died in Oshawa on April 16, 1968.
Inscriptions:
Promoted
Major Leighton Astrop
Son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Astrop
Date of Original:
1944
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Alex_Brown_Page_009_Recto_004
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
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Whitby Public Library
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Photo of Newspaper Clipping regarding Promotion of Leighton Astrop
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Photo of Newspaper Clipping regarding Promotion of Leighton Astrop


A black and white photograph of a newspaper clipping regarding the promotion of Leighton Astrop.

This photograph is on the front of the ninth leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket is a photo of Harry Town. The top right photo is of Oakley St. Pierre. At bottom left is L/Cpl. G.J. Scott and bottom right is Major Leighton Astrop.