By Kenneth Cox
Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few type of army provider, usually as armed forces. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our heritage is interesting. should you discover a kin identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada basic provider Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a suite of First global conflict attestation papers, or a field of moment global battle medals, you recognize that considered one of your ancestors confronted hard occasions past the scope of normal residing. there are methods to track their trips and hence flesh out a extra whole tale of the heritage of your family.
A name to the Colours presents the archival, library, and computing device assets that may be hired to discover your familys army historical past, utilizing goods equivalent to outdated images, records, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to steer the quest. The booklet is generously illustrated with examples of the kinds of artifacts and records you will find.
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A Call to the Colours: Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors (Genealogist's Reference Shelf) by Kenneth Cox