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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, usually as defense force. the invention that an ancestor served in the course of one of many significant conflicts in our historical past is intriguing. should you discover a kinfolk identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada normal provider Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a suite of First international battle attestation papers, or a field of moment international struggle medals, you understand that certainly one of your ancestors confronted difficult occasions past the scope of normal residing. 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library, and machine assets that may be hired to discover your familys army heritage, utilizing goods reminiscent of outdated photos, records, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to lead the quest. The publication is generously illustrated with examples of the types of artifacts and records you will discover.

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