Private Kenneth Donald Duncanson

Staff of the Canadian Conservation Institute opened the small wooden box and discovered the bracelet.
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Canadian Conservation
Institute
Conservators of the Canadian Conservation Institute opened the small wooden box and discovered the bracelet.
Front of the Identification Bracelet found with Pte Duncanson after restoration by CCI.
© Government of Canada,
Canadian Conservation
Institute
Front of the Identification Bracelet found with Pte Duncanson after restoration by Canadian Conservation Institute.
Back of the Identification Bracelet found with Pte Duncanson after restoration by CCI.  It is inscribed with the words “Love Lillian”.  Pte Duncanson’s wife was Mabel Lillian Duncanson.
© Government of Canada,
Canadian Conservation
Institute
Back of the Identification Bracelet found with Pte Duncanson after restoration by Canadian Conservation Institute. It is inscribed with the words “Love Lillian”. Pte Duncanson's wife was Mabel Lillian Duncanson.
Pte Duncanson can be seen here wearing the Identity Bracelet on his right wrist. During restoration CCI discovered that the bracelet’s clasp was broken. This may explain why Pte Duncanson was not wearing it when he was killed and instead kept it in the small wooden box.
Pte Duncanson can be seen here wearing the Identity Bracelet on his right wrist. During restoration Canadian Conservation Institute Conservators discovered that the bracelet’s clasp was broken. This may explain why Pte Duncanson was not wearing it when he was killed and instead kept it in the small wooden box.
Pte Duncanson with his wife Lillian likely during their honeymoon to Los Angeles and the San Francisco World’s Fair in 1939. Image used with permission from Pte Duncanson’s family.
Pte Duncanson with his wife Lillian likely during their honeymoon to Los Angeles and the San Francisco World’s Fair in 1939. Image used with permission from Pte Duncanson’s family.