Original data: Canada. Article content. "Soldiers of the Great War" (3 Volumes) by Haulsee, Howe, and Doyle lists soldiers that died in WWI with their name, rank, town and cause of death. This allows you a level of flexibility in the search terms. 887,000 soldiers from the UK and colonies died in the Great War, and more than 1.6 million were wounded, according to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Annual Report 2009-2010, which also included Newfoundland in its ww1 military records. Profiling the soldiers and photographing graves of all the 3,885 WW1 Canadians who served in Canadian regiments and are buried across Britain, including Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This is a guide to the records of British Army soldiers who served in the First World War. Some 300,000 military records, detailing information on more than one million soldiers who died in World War One, have been made available to the public online. Not all casualties in the list have a photo and the photos are not listed in strict alphabetical order. American Soldiers of World War I - Death Index arranged alphabetically by state U.S. Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939 not specific to World War I, but includes the WWI years U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1893-1940 not specific to World War I, but includes the WWI years U.S. Start Your Research You may first want to search the WW1 Draft registration cards for basic information on individuals (see Draft cards section below). Additionally, the Canadian military had over 10,000 men in Asia to defend Hong Kong against Japanese forces. The service is for Veterans, former RCMP members, their families, and caregivers and is provided at no cost. For example, if you searched for First name: Clive, Last name: Smith, you’d get Clive Smith at the top of the list, with other Clives and Smiths in order of relevance down the list. In WW1, Canada was automatically committed to war when Britain declared war. The 23-year-old, from Baltimore, Maryland, charged at a … All available to download. Birthplace. If you use Match Term Exactly on … ; 2: Official figures. Naval Deaths, World War I (free with registration) Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. More than 3,500 Canadian soldiers died at the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place April 9, 1917. Only the files for those who died in service are open to the public and are grouped as a collection within the Department of National Defence Fonds (Record Group 24 and R112). READ MORE: Remains of 3 Canadian WWI soldiers … 801 soldiers attacked, and in half an hour 324 had died and 386 were wounded. Citations. Many Canadian soldiers fought in many battles during the war. Record Group 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4930 - 35. Canadian soldiers' service records for the First World War are held by the Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Incident: Light armoured vehicle (LAV) III accident. If you are interested in researching military service records, this article will provide you Birth year. Date deceased: April 25, 2017. Use the Advanced Search page when the specific date of death is known, or to search within a range of dates, or for a unit name.. As with the Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918) database, searches for common names can result in a large number of similar results. Name . Death year. Due to a serious miscalculation, the troops tried to attack through barbed wire that had not been cut, and they suffered heavy casualties. This was not the case in WW2, but there was never much doubt about Canada’s involvement, and the country declared war on September 10th, 1939. 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