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Honour Rolls, Service Rolls and Registers of the Dead: General

Canada. Militia Headquarters. -- Canadian Expeditionary Force nominal rolls. -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1915-18. -- 13 vol.

  • Issued with Militia orders. The number of volumes varies depending on how they were grouped together.

  • In fact, these are the sailing lists of units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force and reinforcing drafts proceeding overseas from Canada. They are organized by the name of the unit or draft, and contain valuable biographical material including full name, service number, home address, name of next of kin, date of enlistment and any previous service for every soldier -- although published lists do not exist for every soldier who went overseas.

  • An index to the units has been prepared: Greig, Peter. -- Canadian Expeditionary Force: union list of nominal rolls, short-title version. -- Ottawa : [s.n.], 1986. -- 33 p.

____. -- Official list of casualties to members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force [...] -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1914-19. -- 5 vol.

  • Issued with Militia orders. The number of volumes varies depending on how they were grouped together.

Canadian Artillery Association. -- Officers who served overseas in the Great War with the Canadian Artillery, 1914-1919. -- Ottawa : [s.n.], 1922. -- 258 p.

Christie, N.M. -- Officers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who died overseas, 1914-1919. -- Ottawa : E.G. Ursual, 1989. -- 116 p.

Officers' gradation list : Canadian Expeditionary Force : revised to 1st November 1915. -- Folkestone : C.E.F., [1915?]. -- 234 p.

Roll of honour : Clan Donald, Great War, 1914-1918. -- Brockville, Ont. : MacDonald Research Centre, 1985. -- 46 p.

Wigney, Edward H. -- The C.E.F. roll of honour : members and former members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who died as a result of service in the Great War, 1914-1919. -- Ottawa : E. Ursual, 1996. -- 867 p.

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