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Participate in the Indexing of the Canadian WWI Personal Records

Posted by Jean-Yves on Apr 27, 2020

Participate in the indexing of Canadian World War I personal records, from May 1, 2020 until May 10, 2020.

Over 600,000 men and women enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the First World War (1914-1918) as soldiers, nurses and chaplains.

To participate, go to the menu “Projects” and “Collaborative indexing”, select the collection “Canadian World War I personal records” and the time you can spend on it, then click the button “Start indexing”.

Click here to participate in the indexing


Can l just say thank you to all the staff for allowing this lonely old man the opportunity to perserve the memories of all the men and women of all nations who sacrificed themselves for their countries, their families and friends. Thank you

For the WW1 Canadian forces, most list their mother as the next of kin and her surname is the same about 95% of the time, so it would be nice to have that already filled in (the same as it is for the fathers)

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