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By Kenneth Cox

Beginning in Canadas earliest days, our ancestors have been required to accomplish a few type 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 fascinating. if you happen to discover a kin identify on a Loyalist muster roll, a Canada common carrier Medal with an ancestors identify engraved on it, a suite of First global conflict attestation papers, or a field of moment international battle medals, you know 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 desktop assets that may be hired to discover your familys army background, utilizing goods resembling previous pictures, files, uniforms, medals, and different militaria to lead the quest. The ebook is generously illustrated with examples of the types of artifacts and records you will find.

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