By Kenneth Cox
Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few kind of army carrier, frequently as military. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our background is intriguing. in case you discover a kin identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada common carrier Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a collection of First international struggle attestation papers, or a field of moment global struggle medals, you recognize that one in every of your ancestors confronted tough occasions past the scope of normal dwelling. there are methods to track their trips and therefore flesh out a extra entire tale of the background 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 resembling previous photos, files, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to lead the hunt. The publication is generously illustrated with examples of the kinds of artifacts and records you'll find.
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A Call to the Colours: Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors (Genealogist's Reference Shelf) by Kenneth Cox