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WWI in Howe Island


  • 835619                     SOLES, William F                                                         HOWE ISLAND
  • Do you know of another soldier from Howe Island who served in WWI?  Please let us know!

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
  1. Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
  2. Type the soldier's surname.
  3. Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
  4. Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
  5. District Name: Frontenac
  6. Sub-district Name: Howe Island
  7. Leave the other fields blank.
  • After the War
  1. Search the 1921 Census of Canada online from
  2. Library and Archives Canada has partnered with to provide free access to this census.
  3. Access is only free if you are accessing the records from within Canada.
  4. 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.
  5. 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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