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Canadian Military Heritage Project
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The Canadian Military Heritage Project

This site is dedicated to presenting Canadian military history ~ the wars, uprisings and conflicts in which Canadians participated. Our goal is to preserve the records and memories of Canadians who served their country, and to ensure that their sacrifices are not forgotten. Through the Canadian Military Heritage Project we hope to maintain the tradition of remembrance and to foster pride in our military heritage.

Our pages will provide historical background as well as genealogy records for each conflict, chronological timelines, statistics, battles, weaponry, uniforms & equipment, famous Canadians, biographies of soldiers, heroes and their stories, contributions of women, other countries who participated, muster rolls for conflicts before 1900, Letters Home (from soldiers at the front), music and poetry, guest authors' submissions, links to other online resources, and Research Libraries.

These pages will be of interest to educators, students, genealogists, military historians and those who are interested in the stories of the participants themselves.

Genealogists will want to start a search for Military Ancestors in each war or conflict - French-Indian Wars | American Revolution | War of 1812 | Rebellion of 1837 | Civil War | Fenian Raids | Red River Rebellion | Nile Expedition | North West Rebellion | South African (Boer) War | WW1 | Siberian Expeditionary Force | Spanish Civil War | WWII | Korean War | Vietnam War | Gulf War | War in Afghanistan | Peacekeeping Missions

You can also start your genealogy search for Military Ancestors on the CMHP Site Map or Find Your Canadian Military Ancestor

Ancestry.com Databases

1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
1901 Census of Canada
1906 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
The Naval Service of Canada: Its Official History
Ontarian families : genealogies of United-Empire loyalists and other pioneer families of Upper Canada
Rebellion of 1837, Upper Canada
War of 1812: Miscellaneous Canadian Records
Smith's Canadian gazetteer
The Canadian biographical dictionary

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Soldiers of the First World War (CEF) searchable database
Courts-martial of the First World War
War Diaries of the First World War
Soldiers of the South African War, 1899 - 1902
Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead
Soldiers of the South African War, 1899 - 1902

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