By Kenneth Cox
Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few kind of army provider, usually as military. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our historical past is intriguing. for those who discover a family members identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada common carrier Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a collection of First global struggle attestation papers, or a field of moment international battle medals, that one among your ancestors confronted hard occasions past the scope of standard dwelling. there are methods to track their trips and hence flesh out a extra entire tale of the heritage of your family.
A name to the Colours offers the archival, library, and computing device assets that may be hired to discover your familys army heritage, utilizing goods equivalent to outdated pictures, files, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to steer the hunt. The publication is generously illustrated with examples of the kinds of artifacts and files you will discover.
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A Call to the Colours: Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors (Genealogist's Reference Shelf) by Kenneth Cox