Fonds - Adolf and Julia Stadelmeir fonds

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Adolf and Julia Stadelmeir fonds

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  • 1939-1988 (Creation)
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    Stadelmeir, Adolf Leonard
  • 1939-1988 (Creation)
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    Stadelmeir, Julia

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0.04 m of textual records

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(1911-?)

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Adolf Leonard Stadelmeir was born on November 14, 1911. After his marriage to his wife, Julia Stadelmeir (nee Rudawski), they had a daughter, Louise, circa 1938. In September of 1939, Adolf enlisted in the Canadian Army and was assigned to the 12th Field Coy (company) of the Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE). He was posted to England in early 1940, was acting Company Quarter Master Sergeant (CQMS) by the fall of 1940, and later full CQMS with the No. 2 Tunneling Coy of the RCE. He served with this company at Gibraltar from March 1941 to December 1942. After returning to England, Adolf disappeared under disputed circumstances. His wife, Julia Stadelmeir, consistently attempted to locate Adolf until at least 1988. His whereabouts and fate are still unknown, although Julia Stadelmeir’s obituary indicated, perhaps speculatively, that he predeceased her.

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(1912-2000)

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Julia Stadelmeir (nee Rudawski) was born in Winnipeg on April 17, 1912. After her marriage to Adolf Leonard Stadelmeir, they had a daughter, Louise, circa 1938. In September of 1939, her husband, Adolf, enlisted in the Canadian Army and was assigned to the 12th Field Coy (company) of the Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE). He was posted to England in early 1940, was acting Company Quarter Master Sergeant (CQMS) by the fall of 1940, and later full CQMS with the No. 2 Tunneling Coy of the RCE. He served with this company at Gibraltar from March 1941 to December 1942. After returning to England, Adolf disappeared under disputed circumstances. Julia Stadelmeir consistently attempted to locate Adolf until at least 1988. His whereabouts and fate are still unknown, although Julia Stadelmeir’s obituary indicated, perhaps speculatively, that he predeceased her. Julia died in Winnipeg on May 12, 2000.

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Donated by Louise Mazur (nee Stadelmeir) on 14 February 2005.

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The fonds contains three series. The first is comprised of personal letters to Julia Stadelmeir from Adolf and Emmie, dating from 10 February 1940 to April 1943, as well as correspondence from various military, government officials and Members of Parliament to Julia Stadelmeir dating from 22 April 1943 to 29 February 1988 detailing her efforts to locate her husband. The second series contains newspaper articles detailing the activities of the No. 2 Tunneling Company of the Royal Canadian Engineers. The third contains various items relating to Adolf’s military service, and 18 envelopes without letters from Julia to Adolf marked “returned as undeliverable.”

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This collection is arranged into three series:

Correspondence, 1940-1988
Newspaper clippings, 1940-1943
Various items, 1939-1944

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Finding aid created by Ian Richards (2006). Finding aid encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (2006). Revised by N. Courrier (July 2019).

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