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WWI in Bedford Township

Soldiers


Online Databases


  • The Canadian Great War Project
  • Attestation Forms   
    • Find out what the soldier looked like; see the original form with his handwriting on it.
    • Search the Soldiers of the First World War database on the website of Library and Archives Canada. 

Census Records


  • Before the War
    • Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
    • Type the soldier's surname.
    • Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
    • Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
    • District Name: Frontenac
    • Sub-district Name: Bedford
    • Leave the other fields blank.
  • After the War
    • Search the 1921 Census of Canada online from Ancestry.ca
    • Library and Archives Canada has partnered with Ancestry.com to provide free access to this census.
    • Access is only free if you are accessing the records from within Canada.
    • Ancestry will ask you to make a free account (email address, password) in order to verify that you are accessing the 1921 Census from within Canada.
    • If you prefer not to make a free account, you are welcome to use Ancestry-Library Edition free of charge at your local KFPL branch (in-library use only).

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