Finding Canadian Forces Personnel - FYI
By Susan September 05, 2001 at 05:38:24
Places to check:
And, taken from the DND site:
I want to see my father's or my grandfather's service file.
The Genealogy and Personnel Records unit of the National Archives of
Canada manages personnel records. Visit the National Archives Web site
for more information.
While World War I personnel records are open, most from World War II are
closed. Those World War II records that are open are those of service
personnel who were killed in action, or veterans who survived the war but
whose files have become open (i.e., it has been 20 years since their death
or 110 years since their birth). This is a provision of the Privacy Act.
To access open personnel records, you need to know the person's full
name and service (regimental) number. If the date of birth or death will help
determine the person's identity, you are also responsible for providing this
The archives site is:
Hope these help.