Saturday, 16 May 2015

Canadian First World War army service records update

Library and Archives Canada has announced a further update to its Soldiers of the First World War: 1914–1918 database at http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/canadian-expeditionary-force.aspx. There are now 155,110 of 640,000 files available, just under a quarter, with more to come soon.

For more on the news visit the archive's blog at http://thediscoverblog.com/2015/05/15/digitization-of-the-canadian-expeditionary-force-personnel-service-files-update-of-may-2015/.

Chris

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