Friday, July 11, 2014

484 Born in Greece - Soldiers from Canada in First World War, 1914-1918



Ancestry.com has a database online that is titled - CANADA, SOLDIERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914-1918  which has 484 men who are listing Greece as their place of birth.

Don't forget - most of you can access these records online at your local public library for FREE.  Read more on one of my previous posts "Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library for FREE"

About these records (from Ancestry.com):


This database contains an index to the Attestation papers of men enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) of the First World War. Information contained in the database includes:
  • Name of enlistee
  • Address
  • Birthplace
  • Birth date
  • Age
  • Name of next of kin
  • Relationship to next of kin
  • Regimental number
Additional information about the enlistee, such as their occupation, marital status, religion, and/or physical description may be found on the original record. Be sure to view the corresponding image in order to obtain all possible information about the individual.
For more information about the collection, please see the follow page on the Library and Archives Canada website: http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/index-e.html.

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