WWI Canadian Soldiers

Records: 739,105 · Complete: 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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"Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/940/wwi-canadian-soldiers: accessed January 15, 2021)

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