Colonel E. Forde personal items
This page contains descriptions and photos of individual items that belonged to Col E. Forde, OBE, DSO, VD.
Cigarette case 1937
A sterling silver cigarette case measuring 6.5" x 2.25" x 3.25". Lined with cedar with an adjustable divider. Case is engraved on the top with the crest of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and on the front with the inscription:
- Colonel E. Forde, D.S.O., V.D.
- Director of Signals
- R.C. Signals Personnel
- Ottawa, 30.9.37
Serving bowl 1938
A sterling silver serving bowl measuring 9.25" in diameter and 2.5" high. Engraved with the crest of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and the inscription "Presented to Colonel and Mrs E Forde by the Officers R.C. Signals at Kingston, Dec 27th 1938".
A blazer crest sewn on a pocket from Col Forde's estate.
A print of the portrait of Col Forde dedicated by him "To my son, With love, Dad".