• Created Date
  • 1916-1918
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • This lantern slide shows a portrait of Major Duncan A. MacRae wearing his military uniform. He graduated in 1913 from the International YMCA College, now known as Springfield College. MacRae was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Prior to attending college, MacRae volunteered at the YMCA from 1903 to 1909. From 1911 to 1912, he directed the Winchester Association Boys’ Club in Springfield. After completing his undergraduate degree, he stayed a... more
    This lantern slide shows a portrait of Major Duncan A. MacRae wearing his military uniform. He graduated in 1913 from the International YMCA College, now known as Springfield College. MacRae was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Prior to attending college, MacRae volunteered at the YMCA from 1903 to 1909. From 1911 to 1912, he directed the Winchester Association Boys’ Club in Springfield. After completing his undergraduate degree, he stayed at Springfield College for graduate school. However, in January 1916 he traveled to France and served as a Major in the Canadian Army, Infantry Division, 51st Battalion. In October 1917, MacRae became a flying officer with the Royal Air Force. He returned to Springfield, where he completed his education in 1919. After the war, he served as physical director at a high school in Montreal. MacRae died in January 1962. Text on border reads, "European War D. A. McRae 1913. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
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