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By Kenneth Cox

Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few type of army provider, frequently 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 relations identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada common carrier Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a collection of First global conflict attestation papers, or a field of moment global warfare medals, you already know that one in all your ancestors confronted tough occasions past the scope of standard dwelling. there are methods to track their trips and therefore flesh out a extra whole tale of the background of your family.

A name to the Colours offers the archival, library, and machine assets that may be hired to discover your familys army heritage, utilizing goods reminiscent of outdated pictures, records, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to steer the hunt. The e-book is generously illustrated with examples of the kinds of artifacts and files you will find.

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