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How do I find someone who was in the Canadian Navy?

How do I find someone who was in the Canadian Navy?

FINDING A PERSON: For a person, go to canada411.ca and put in the person’s name. You may be lucky and find them. If you know the Regiment/Unit/Ship/Wing that the person belonged to in the military, then search the internet for that unit.

How do I get my Canadian ww2 service records?

Restricted records held by National Defence

  1. Submit a request to National Defence online. Using the Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Online Request service is a faster, easier and more convenient way to submit requests.
  2. Submit a request to National Defence by mail. Department of National Defence.

How can I find out my father’s war record?

Other ways to find service records

  1. the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
  2. the Armed Forces Memorial roll of honour.
  3. the National Archives for service records from 1913 to 1920 or service records before 1913.

Who are Canadian veterans who served in World War 2?

Effective November 7, 2003, subsection 37 (3) of the War Veterans Allowance Act was amended to clarify that a “Canadian Veteran who served during World War II” means someone who enlisted, served and was discharged from such service.

Are there any war veterans memorials in Canada?

Memorials and war cemeteries in Canada and around the world that honour Canadians who have served. Funding for projects that recognize traditional and modern-day Canadian Veterans and those who died in service.

How did Canadian veterans get World War 2 allowance?

Should any inconsistencies be found, the acts and regulations will prevail. This policy provides guidance on determining if an individual served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces during World War II and, therefore, satisfies the war service requirements for the War Veterans Allowance (WVA) Program.

Where can I find World War 1 Canadian military records?

Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) service records from World War I are available through the Personnel Records unit of the National Archives of Canada. An index to these records is on the Internet at the National Archive of Canada web site (see Canada Archives and Libraries for the address).