Most records of this type are kept in Ottawa at the National Archives - http://www.archives.cahttp://www.archives.ca - National Archives
URL's for information on Canadians who survived or died in all the wars. One of these sites actually lists all 100,000+ Canadians who died in all the wars. They are:
- http://www.vac-acc.gc.cahttp://www.vac-acc.gc.ca - Veteran's Affairs Canada - Names of Canadians who died in wars, go to - vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=collections/virtualmem - Once there go to the Canadian Virtual War Memorial section. Search by name.
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Cambridge Military Library Building #3, R.A. Park Queen Street Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2H9 Tel: DND (Dept. National Defense) switchboard (902) 427-0550
Army Museum (Halifax Citadel National Historic Park) Pauline Lafford Halifax, NS Tel: (902) 422-5979
- http://www.cwgc.org/http://www.cwgc.org/ - Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars. Front page leads to website - http://yard.ccta.gov.uk/cwgc/register.nsfhttp://yard.ccta.gov.uk/cwgc/register.nsf - DEBT OF HONOUR REGISTER - This Register provides personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars. (A record some 60,000 civilian casualties of the Second World War is provided without details of burial location.) The cemeteries and memorials where these names are commemorated, in perpetuity, are located in around 150 countries This database makes it possible to identify the exact location, by cemetery plot or memorial panel, where any given name is commemorated.
- http://www.virtualmemorial.gc.cahttp://www.virtualmemorial.gc.ca - This site contains a registry of information about the graves and memorials of more than 116,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served valiantly and gave their lives for their country. The site also contains digital images of photographs and personal memorabilia about individual Canadians. The purpose of the Canadian Virtual War Memorial is to recognize and keep alive the memory of the achievements and sacrifices of Canadian citizens who have served in the defence of freedom and so have contributed to the development of Canada as a nation.