Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/8/2004

War Diaries of the First World War

This database contains the digitised War Diaries of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) units. From the start of the First World War, CEF units were required to maintain a daily account of their “Actions in the Field.” This log was called a War Diary. The War Diaries are not personal diaries, rather they are a historical record of a unit’s administration, operations and activities during the First World War.

Dug Out on the Somme
by Mary Riter Hamilton
National Archives of Canada
C-104800

For further information go to-
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/02/020152_e.html

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