Tuesday, 17 November 2015

LAC Service Files Digitization: November Update

As of 16 November, 217,062 of 640,000 files are available online via Library and Archives Canada's Soldiers of the First World War: 1914–1918 database.
The latest box digitized: Box #3121 and surname Fitzpatrick.
Last month's update reported 203,393 files digitized. The rate of digitization is accelerated from last month and at the most recent rate would be complete by the end of 2018.


Ken Hanson said...

Can you give the website url?

JDR said...

The status on the update to the files is at http://thediscoverblog.com/2015/11/16/digitization-of-the-canadian-expeditionary-force-personnel-service-files-update-of-november-2015/
The files themselves may be searched from http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/search.aspx