Thursday, 1 November 2012

Canada, Military Honours and Awards Citation Cards, 1900-1961

From Ancestry, timed for the lead up to Remembrance Day, comes this database of index cards documenting awards and honors received by Canadian service personnel during the years 1900–1961.
Among other details, the cards may contain a description of the meritorious action. Cards typically provide the following information about the recipient:

  • name
  • service number
  • birth date
  • birthplace
  • award date and details
  • rank
  • unit
The database contains 68,047 records, 136,971 images which includes the reverse side of the card which is usually blank..

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