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Transcription: War Diary of the 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion for the Vimy Ridge Disaster of March 1-3, 1917.

In honor of today’s ceremonies in honor of the 100th anniversary of the battle at Vimy Ridge, I am reposting several articles about my own ancestors who died in WWI.    In my father’s French Canadian, ‘Turmaine’ branch of the family, we have two known soldiers who died in the first world war. The first was my grand …

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WWI War Stories: Turmaine and Emery.

In honor of today’s ceremonies in honor of the 100th anniversary of the battle at Vimy Ridge, I am reposting several articles about my own ancestors who died in WWI.    In my father’s French Canadian, ‘Turmaine’ branch of the family, we have two known soldiers who died in the first world war. The first was my grand …

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Favorite Genealogy Research Links

I have set up bookmarks for main categories. To locate a specific category without having to scroll and scan, just click the bookmark link in the ‘Category Links’ section below. The complete list of links follows.   CATEGORY LINKS ______________________________ FREE GENEALOGY LINKS Association / Organization Blogs Culture / Era Aboriginal Acadian Doukhobor French Canadian …

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I wait with bated breath for the completion of two amazing new digitization projects by Library and Archives Canada.

WWI Expeditionary Force personnel and service records. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has announced they will be digitizing 640,000 service and personnel records of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).After being housed at LAC, these files are the most heavily consulted collection and the amount of research being conducted through the use of the paper documents and LAC …

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Research Links

I have set up bookmarks for main categories. To locate a specific category without having to scroll and scan, just click the bookmark link in the ‘Category Links’ section below. The complete list of links follows. CATEGORY LINKS Free Genealogy Links Association / Organization Blogs Culture / Era Aboriginal Acadian Doukhobor French Canadian Irish Jewish …

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Canada

Location Canada Aboriginal Aboriginal Resources First Nations Histories Metis Metis 101 Metis and Furtrade Family Databases Metis Genealogy Data Base Metis Nation of the North West Other Metis (The) Native Pages from StFXU Native Web Associations / Organizations / Societies Adoptee’s Support Forum American – Canadian Genealogical Society Association of Liberation Children Canada’s National History …

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Record Types

Record Type Burials, Graves and Tombstones Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (The) Cemetery Burial Records and Tombstone Inscriptions of Canada Cemetery-Photo Volunteers Dana Rae’s Little corner Find A Grave Finnish Gravemarkers in Canada Jewish Cemetery Project – Canada Monongahela, Pennsylvania Cemetery Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Website Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission Saving Graves : Canada GenWed Census …

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Dad is the link to our French Canadian and military heritage.

Although both sides of my family are ‘French Canadian,’ my mother’s ancestors are Acadians who settled in the maritime provinces and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Dad, however, is the link to our Québecois French Canadian and military heritage. In earlier posts about our family’s WWI war casualties, I discussed our family’s attachment …

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In Remembrance.

  Being from a dedicated military family, this is a somber time of year for us, in remembrance of those in our families who have served, or worse yet, who we lost during military service.   The relationships to our children, Erin and Stuart, are in italics following the excerpt. Remembering those we lost in …

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