File block 10 - Second series of CEF personnel files from the Overseas Military Forces of Canada [textual record]
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File block 10 - Second series of CEF personnel files from the Overseas Military Forces of Canada [textual record]Hierarchical level:Sub-sub-seriesDate:[ca. 1916-1919].Reference:R611-454-6-E, RG 9 III-A-1Type of material:Textual materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:4113880
Record Information – DetailsSub-sub-series includes:8071 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):[ca. 1916-1919].Place of creation:EnglandExtent:21.9 m of textual recordsLanguage of material:EnglishScope and content:This sub-sub series consists of files on members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The files were opened after the London Headquarters of Militia and Defence became the independent Ministry of the Overseas Military Forces of Canada (OMFC) in October 1916. The files contain documents relating to the service of individual soldiers and nursing sisters. There is also the occasional file for employees of the OMFC and for civilians with whom the ministry had contact.
File were only opened for those service personnel who were brought to the attention of the OMFC.Finding aid:Textual records (Electronic) The finding aid's file level descriptions can be accessed through the consists of fields in the MIKAN record. A paper copy is also available in the Reference room. The paper finding aid is a handwritten list of the files arranged alphabetically by name and then sequentially within each letter of the alphabet. The finding also includes an index of names. 9-54 (90: Open)Additional information:Source of title:Title is based on the contents of the sub-sub-series.Arrangement note:All records in this file series have a file number beginning with '10' followed by the first letter of the person's last name. In addition, each individual was assigned a file number sequentially depending on when their file was opened. An example being 10-B-199 for Captain W.A. Bishop.Accruals:No further accruals are expected.Related material:Related records are the First Series of CEF Personnel files from the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, which are found at MIKAN no. 192033.Source:Government
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