Contents of The Cigar Box - most from 1943-1945
Property of Lieutenant Thomas Ray Edward "Bud" Seale.
Enlisted: Royal Canadian Engineers Sept 1940
Transferred: RCASC 1st Bridge Company, then 85th Bridge 9 Jun 1941
Transferred: 15th Field Reg't, Royal Canadian Artillery
This newspaper was actually in the box that the cigar box was in. It is a full edition of the Montreal Herald dated Wednesday, November 1, 1944.
Inside, on page 6 was an item about Bud getting his commission after Officer Training.
The image for the paper was taken from this photo of Bud enjoying the English sunshine and reading the Montreal Herald.