Source Information Canada, World War I CEF Attestation Papers, 1914-1918 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2006. Images are used with the permission of Library and Archives Canada.
Original data: Canada. "Soldiers of the First World War (1914-1918)." Record Group 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4930 - 35. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa.

About Canada, World War I CEF Attestation Papers, 1914-1918

This database contains an index to the military records (Attestation papers) of men and women enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) of the World War I. Information contained in the database includes:

  • Name of WWI enlistee
  • Address
  • Birthplace
  • Birth date
  • Age
  • Name of next of kin
  • Relationship to next of kin
  • Regimental number

What else can you find in Canadian WWI records?

Additional information about Canadian WWI personnel, such as their occupation, marital status, religion, and/or physical description may be found on the original record. Be sure to view the corresponding image in order to obtain all possible information about the individual.

For more information about the collection, please visit the Library and Archives Canada website.