Tag Archives: WWI

This week’s crème de la crème — February 10, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsHow to navigate Order-in-Council records, part one: real life at LAC by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Finding on the Ground: Northern Ontario Districts by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 18, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsRed River Ancestry website and Métis Scrip by Lianne Kruger on IFamily History. Military Monday: For Evermore and LAC Departmental Results Report 2022–2023 by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Far in … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 4, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsMilitary Monday: For posterity’s sake by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Indigenous Peoples in the First World War: researching forgotten veterans by Ethan M. Coudenys on Library and Archives Canada Blog. The French-Canadian … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 21, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsNew on Canadiana Heritage and The Financial Health of Canadian Genealogical Societies 2022 UPDATE by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. The Acadian Deportation: Tips for tracing ancestors forcibly removed from New … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 7, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsScottish vaccination records by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES. Dutch Genealogy News for September 2023 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy. FamilySearch advances efforts to digitize Ukrainian archive records by Vera Miller … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — August 19, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsUlster Settlers Database and Historic England Archive: Aerial Photo Explorer by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Ancestry adds Index to soldiers treated in Belfast hospital, 1914-16 by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy … Continue reading

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Remains of WWI soldier Sgt. Arthur Melvin identified

The remains of Sergeant Arthur Melvin, a Canadian soldier killed in 1917 during the First World War, have been identified. Previously buried as an unknown soldier, his name will now be engraved onto his headstone. The Department of National Defence … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 17, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog posts1931 Census of Canada – Major City Street Indexes by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Other info on the 1931 Census of Canada by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the … Continue reading

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Canadian soldier Frederick Percival Bousfield of the First World War identified

The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces have confirmed the identification of a previously unknown First World War grave in Bedford House Cemetery in Ypres, Belgium, as that of Corporal Frederick Percival Bousfield. The identity was confirmed … Continue reading

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$11.7 million to be invested in Canadian war memorials overseas

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, yesterday visited the Canadian National Vimy Memorial where he announced an investment of $11.7 million over six years and almost $300,000 annually to maintain, modernize and enhance visitors’ experience at Canada’s 15 overseas … Continue reading

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