Canadian Medical Corps Memorabilia and Artifacts Held In Museums, Institutes and Military Establishments .  This document, prepared by the late Honorary Colonel (Retired) Peter Lewin, CD, MD,  provides information on the location and/or custodian of various articles of Medical Corps memorabilia.  (Available only in English)



Ashton Armoury11 (Victoria) Field Ambulance Military Medical Artifacts Collection  The collection , maintained by the 11 (Victoria) Field Ambulance Trustees, is located in the LGen E.C. Ashton Armoury, 724 Vanalman Ave, Victoria, BC (Available only in English)





The Vancouver Bowmer – Shoebotham Museum of Military Medicine.   The museum, maintained by the 12 (Vancouver) Field Ambulance Association, is located at 4050 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC (Availabe only in English)




cfb-borden-medical-school-01The Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre (CFHSTC) Museum. The items comprising the museum are displayed throughout the CFHSTC, located in the Private Richard Rowland Thompson Building, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario. The following CFHSTC collections are available for viewing on-line:



               Medals and Awards
               Paintings, Prints and Statuary
               Uniforms and Accessories
               Special Exhibits
                       Queen Mother’s Banner and Accessories
                       British Trans Arctic Expedition: A Medical Officer’s Perspective




Canadian Forces Base Borden Military Museum.  The museum hold a small but none the less important number of medical artifacts. Click here to view a few of the more significant items. 





museum-of-health-careMuseum of Health Care at Kingston. Housed in the Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site, Kingston, Ontario, commemorating Canada’s nursing history, the Museum of Health Care houses the country’s largest collection of healthcare artifacts.  Click here for a short introductory tour.






CFHS Centre OttawaCanadian Forces Health Services Centre (Ottawa) Medical Artifacts Collection.  The items comprising the  collection are displayed throughout the CFHSC (O),  located at the Montfort Campus, 713 Montreal Road, Ottawa. The following collections are available for viewing on-line:


                 Miscellaneous Memorabilia
                 Original Artwork
                 National Defence Medical Centre “Opening & Closing”
                 Historical Photographs
                 Contemporary Photographs
                 Medical Material
                 Uniforms and Accessories