Libraries and Archives Canada adds more than 333,000 Files to its World War I Soldiers Database

According to the Libraries and Archives Canada web site, “As of today, 333,687 of 640,000 files are available online in our Soldiers of the First World War: 1914–1918 database.

“The Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Service Files for more details on the digitization project. The digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) service files is underway and a substantial number of digitized files have been added to our website as part of the Government of Canada First World War commemoration activities.

“We will add new files every two weeks, as the CEF digitization initiative is a priority for us. LAC will ensure that Canadians have access to the files throughout the digitization process, scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018.

“Every month, we publish a progress report on the blog [at http://thediscoverblog.com/category/digitization-2/].”

You can learn more at https://goo.gl/OkW08t.

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