By Kenneth Cox
Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few type of army provider, frequently as defense force. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our heritage is fascinating. for those who discover a kinfolk identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada common carrier Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a collection of First global battle attestation papers, or a field of moment global struggle medals, you understand that one among your ancestors confronted demanding occasions past the scope of standard 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 desktop assets that may be hired to discover your familys army historical past, utilizing goods reminiscent of previous photos, files, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to lead the hunt. 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