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A Call to the Colours : Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors.

Author: Ken Cox
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2011.
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Our ancestors were required to perform military service, often as militia. The discovery that an ancestor served during one of the major conflicts in our history is exciting. A Call to the Colours provides the archival, library, and computer resources that can be employed to explore your family's military history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cox, Ken
A Call to the Colours : Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors
Toronto : Dundurn, c2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Cox
ISBN: 9781770707672 1770707670
OCLC Number: 723943779
Description: 1 online resource (346 p.)
Contents: Cover; Half-Title page; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Preface; Chapter One: The War of 1812: Were My Ancestors Involved?; Chapter Two: The Rebellions of 1837-38: I Think My Ancestors Were Rebels!; Chapter Three: 1866 to 1898: My Ancestors May Have Defended Canada or Served in the Sudan; Chapter Four: The Boer War: I Think My Ancestors Served in South Africa; Chapter Five: The Great War: I Believe My Ancestors Fought with the CEF; Chapter Six: The Second World War: I Need Help Finding My Family's Records. Chapter Seven: Women in the Military: Great-Grandma Has a Set of Medals! I Didn't Know She ServedChapter Eight: Discovering Your Canadian Air Force Ancestors; Chapter Nine: War on the Water: My Ancestors May Have Served with the Navy; Appendix A: Websites and Other Useful Resources; Notes: Preface: How to Use This Guide; Acknowledgements; Index; Of Related Interest.

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Our ancestors were required to perform military service, often as militia. The discovery that an ancestor served during one of the major conflicts in our history is exciting. A Call to the Colours provides the archival, library, and computer resources that can be employed to explore your family's military history.

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