Category Archives: Military

Canadian Online World War One Records

Assuming that finding an ancestor at the Battle of Agincourt 1415 was a bit of a long shot – is that an archery joke?   Let’s look for some closer records.  Remembrance Day is coming.  Do you have Canadian ancestors … Continue reading

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Remembering World War 1 – and the impact on your family history.

World War 1 – also known as the Great War and  “the war to end all wars” – began in 1914 – One hundred years ago. The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand took place on 28 June 1914 – diplomatic maneuvering … Continue reading

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Free access to military records at Ancestry.ca from Nov 7 to 12

” In honour of Remembrance Day, Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, is giving Canadians the chance to discover the military hero in their family by providing free access from November 7 to 12 to more than 4.4 million online military … Continue reading

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Canadian Military Records

We are always pleased by the many great questions we are asked at presentations we make! Someone asked about where to find Canadian Military records.  Linda has really enjoyed having a copy of her father’s military records. Those who know … Continue reading

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