WWI Canadian Soldiers record example

    WWI Canadian Soldiers

    Records: 739,105Complete: 100%

    The service files of CEF members can consist of up to two or three dozen forms, dealing with enlistment, training, medical and dental history, hospitalization, discipline, pay, medal entitlements and discharge or notification of death. A copy of the Attestation paper or Military Service Act Enlistment form is invariably present on the file, unless the soldier was a deserter or defaulter (failed to report for duty).

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    Source Information

    "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/940/wwi-canadian-soldiers: accessed November 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    WWI Canadian Soldiers
    Total Records
    739,105Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    Library and Archives of Canada logoLibrary and Archives of Canada
    Published on Fold3
    06 Jan 2016
    Last Updated
    14 May 2019
    Description
    Service files for soldiers, nurses, and chaplains who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during WWI.