Saturday, October 26, 2013

Resources for "A Soldier of the Great War: A Research Case Study"

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 I gave a talk at the Ottawa Public Library called "A Soldier of the Great War: A Research Case Study". The talk was a case study giving real-life examples. Below are the web pages I referenced in the talk.

Library and Archives Canada:
Main Page: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca
Service & Opening Hours: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/visit-us/010001-1000-e.html
User Card registration: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-4060-e.php
Soldiers of the First World War Search page: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-100.01-e.php
War Diaries of the First World War: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/archivianet/020152_e.html
Courts-Martial of the First World War: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/courts-martial/index-e.html
Thematic Guides to Units of the CEF: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-1142.29-e.html
Service File Abbreviations: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-909.006.01-e.html
Reading a Casualty Form: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-909.006.02-e.html

Ancestry.ca: http://www.ancestry.ca/

Canadian Virtual War Memorial: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem

C.E.F. Paper Trail: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brett/cef/cefpapertrail.html

CEF Research : http://cefresearch.ca/

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: http://www.cwgc.org/

Internet Archive: http://archive.org/

The Maple Leaf Legacy Project: http://www.mapleleaflegacy.ca/wp/

WW 1 Trench Maps (McMaster University): http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/ww1/WW1_Maps.htm

WW1 Hospital Locations & Casualty Clearing Stations: http://www.vlib.us/medical/CCS/ccs.htm 

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