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September 9, 2008

New! Canadian Armed Forces War Dead Index

New at Library and Archives Canada

Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead (index only)

Over 1,159,000 men and women served in the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War (1939-1945); 44,093 lost their lives. This research tool provides access to references to their service files in the Department of National Defence Fonds

These individuals are also commemorated on the following websites:

Books of Remembrance

Veteran Affairs Canada: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Debt of Honour Register

For more information and to search for ancestors in Canadian Military Records see The Canadian Military Heritage Project

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