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A call to the colours : tracing your Canadian military ancestors

Author: Kenneth G Cox
Publisher: Toronto : Ontario Genealogical Society : Dundurn, ©2011.
Series: Genealogist's reference shelf.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in Canada's earliest days, our ancestors were required to perform some form of military service, often as militia. This title provides the archival, library, and computer resources that can be employed to explore your family's military history, using items such as documents, uniforms, medals, and other militaria to guide the search.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth G Cox
ISBN: 9781554888641 1554888646 9781283853927 1283853922 9781554888658 1554888654 9781770707672 1770707670
OCLC Number: 820121128
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: 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: GreatGrandma Has a Set of Medals! I Didn't Know She Served --
Chapter 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.
Series Title: Genealogist's reference shelf.
Responsibility: Kenneth G. Cox.
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Beginning in Canada's earliest days, our ancestors were required to perform some form of military service, often as militia. This title provides the archival, library, and computer resources that can be employed to explore your family's military history, using items such as documents, uniforms, medals, and other militaria to guide the search.

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