Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files – Update of February 2015

As of today, 125,954 of 640,000 files are available online via our Soldiers of the First World War: 1914–1918 database.

8 thoughts on “Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files – Update of February 2015

  1. My understanding is that the files are being processed in alphabetical order. It would be helpful if in addition to the number of files processed that it was also indicated the last surname processed so that the reader knows if they should then look for the additional information.

  2. Hello,
    Thank you for your suggestion. The files are being digitized semi-alphabetically, as sometimes, boxes are taken out of the queue for some reason such as conservation treatment, so it could be misleading to announce that we have digitized up until letter x. Please check the database regularly for new additions and if you still have questions after checking the database, you may contact us directly at 1-866-578-7777 for more assistance.

    • Thanks – even a rough indication with the explanation you have provided would be helpful.

      In any case those of interest to me are in the V’s and so personally I have a long wait for them but that is the way it is.

  3. Hi, To those wondering about where they are in the alphabet – I just searched on some generic random names like to see if they had been digitized beyond the Attestation Paper. It looks like right now they have completed records through the early “H’s”. People with last name of Hill haven’t been completed, but some with last name of Hastings have. Best to all.

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