Manitoba Photographers: Charles Ignatious Meyers (1892-1984)
Born at Toronto, Ontario on 27 August 1892, son of Charles L. Meyers and Elizabeth Doran, he came to Winnipeg with his family in the early 20th century where he began working as a photographer. In 1918, in the late days of the First World War, he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Following his military discharge in 1919, operating out of a Winnipeg studio on Notre Dame Avenue, he ventured around southern Manitoba into the 1920s, taking photographs that were made into postcards, many of which survive today. He later returned to Toronto where he continued working as a photographer.
Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.
Attestation papers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.
We thank Charles R. T. Meyers and Thomas G. Meyers for providing additional information used here.
Page revised: 1 April 2017
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