Download e-book for kindle: A Call to the Colours: Tracing Your Canadian Military by Kenneth Cox

By Kenneth Cox

Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few kind of army provider, frequently as military. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our heritage is fascinating. if you happen to discover a kin identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada normal provider Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a collection of First international conflict attestation papers, or a field of moment international battle medals, that one in every of your ancestors confronted not easy occasions past the scope of standard residing. there are methods to track their trips and therefore flesh out a extra whole tale of the background of your family.

A name to the Colours presents the archival, library, and desktop assets that may be hired to discover your familys army historical past, utilizing goods reminiscent of previous pictures, records, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to steer the hunt. The booklet is generously illustrated with examples of the kinds of artifacts and records you will find.

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