Resident permit for firearm, issued to Domenic Gaggi, by RCMP, September 25,1944
Resident permit for rifle, shotgun, and ammunition or other explosive, issued to Domenic Gaggi, by RCMP, September 25,1944. The permit specifies a shotgun that is to be issued for hunting purposes, and is signed by S.T. Wood, the RCMP Commissioner.
During the war, Domenico (naturalized British subject since 1937) and his Canadian-born wife Yolanda were designated as Enemy Aliens. Under the Defence of Canada Regulations (DOCR), enemy aliens were not allowed to keep guns, only under certain conditions and with special permission.