Finding your ancestor’s military records can be very helpful, not only with the military information, but also person information for the individual and their family members. The list of sites was compiled by Steve Cowan, member, Comox Valley Genealogy Group, and is current as of January 2018.
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Military Heritage:
Library and Archives Canada (LAC – Application form:
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) – Military Medals, honours and awards:
Veterans Affairs Canada – Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Newfoundland Archives – WWI Database
Army List (list of army officers and warrant officers) or Hart’s Army List (an earlier series of lists of army offices and warrant officers)
The Gazette (official public record established 1665) Awards and Accreditations.
The National Archives (fees apply)
Forces War records and Military Genealogy (membership fee applies)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
National Archives – Military Personnel Records
World War II
Department of Defence
NZ Archives – NZ in World War One
NZ Defence Force Personnel Archives
Please note: As ULR links these are subject to changes by the site owners If the link is broken, the URL can probably be found by using the organization name in a search engine.