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World War 1 Letters Home

It is my belief that nothing tells the true reality of war better than the simple writings of the common soldier.

This page will showcase the letters of Canadian soldiers in the Great War.

If you have a letter or postcard from a WW1 soldier that you would like to have showcased, I would be pleased to feature it. You can now easily submit and share your Letters You may also include a biography or any other additional information you wish.


Letters Home from Soldiers

The following letters written by soldiers are now found on my PAST VOICES: LETTERS HOME webpage

Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices Letter Bessette, Private Clarence Joseph. Letter from France to Marjorie Christienin British Columbia 1915
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterBird, Frederick 15 Sept. 1916 to his sister Lallie in Woodstock Ontario
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterCuthbertson, Hugh William CEF WW1 to his children in Kitchener Ontario from Nova Scotia 1917
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterDorman, Robert Poems in WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterDuff & Morrison Collection of letters to and from Louis Duff and family in Sask. WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterFerris, Alexander Collection to sister and parents from England to Sask WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterFisher, Clarence WW1 from France to mother in N.S. 1917
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterGorham, Ambrose WW1 letter to mother Mrs.H. G. Gorham in Rainy River ON 1915
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterHames, Frank letter to wife in Ontario 13 Sept 1916 re death of Charles Richardson
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterHarrison, Eustace WW1 to Mrs. Evans re the death of her son Lt. W. L. Evans, 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterHobson, Sgt. William from Hospital in Eng to Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterHutcheson, Bellenden b. IL enlisted CEF in WW1, to Cpt Gunyon 1927
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterKay, James Collection of letters to wife in Winnipeg Manitoba WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterKearse, Herbert Diary. Candian Infantry, C.E.F.,Alberta Reg 10th Bn 1915-1918
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterKittmer, William from France to his mother in Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterLaw, Archie WW1 from Belgium to sister 1915
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterLong, Arthur WW1 from Eng to wife 1915
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterMcGivern Collection Letters from Thomas B. McGivern to Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices Letter>McKeller, Frederick PPCLI in France to Dorothy Butcher in Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterMartin, Reg Letter from England to his mother in St Mary's Ontario 18 Oct. 1914
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterMassie, Col. J.C. England to Mr. Lofft in Ontario 19 Jul 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterMay, Osborne Collection of letters from France & England to Ontario WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterMoreberg, Charlie WW1 from Franceo sister Mrs. Walborg Linn, Sask. 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterPalmer, Corporal A.E. from England to Mr. L. D. Stanley of Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterPerrell, Edward letter from France to his employer in Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterPilling, Robert Chaplain WW1 to friends in Manitoba 1917
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterRoss, Donald Collection of letters to family in Grafton Ont. WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterSandercock, Cecil Collection of two postcards from France to mother and sister in St Marys Ont WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterSinnis, George from France to mother Mrs. J. Wm. Sinnis in N.S. WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterSweeney Collection Letters from Thomas Sweeney from France to Ontario 1916
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterTuckett, Patricia (PATT) Collection of letters from a Canadian nurse in Egypt writes to St Mary's Ontario 1915
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterWalpole, Stanley Collection of letters from and about him during WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterWass, Charles Collection of letters from France & Eng to his friend Norman Cloes in Ontario WW1
Find your Canadian WW 1 ancestors with a Past Voices LetterWhitelaw, John WW1 Postcards to wife in Manitoba 1917

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Lost Faces Ancestor Photos from the 1800s

Wishing you had an ancestor photograph? Check out the 1800s photographs and antique photo albums on Lost Faces. There are over 2,500 photos in this growing genealogy collection

Ancestry.com Databases

1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
1901 Census of Canada
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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 South African War, 1899 - 1902
Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead

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