Nova Scotia Military Records
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Most military records for Nova Scotia are in the National Archives of Canada. The Public Archives of Nova Scotia has a few muster rolls, pay-lists, and order books for various units. See also Military Records at Canada Online Genealogy Records
Online Records[edit | edit source]
- August 1752 Victualing List of Hopson's Regt. in Nova Scotia List of Officers and soldiers who served in Nova Scotia in August 1752 as members of Hopson's Regiment.
- Pay lists of the Army Hospital Corps in Malta, Nova Scotia, St. Helena and New Zealand, 1861-1870
- Index to commissions in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia collection, 1749-1867
World War I (1914–1918)[edit | edit source]
- Canada, WWI CEF Personnel Files, 1914-1918 at Ancestry.com ($) - index and images
Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) service records are available through the Personnel Records Unit of the National Archives of Canada (see Nova Scotia Archives and Libraries for the address). These service records contain detailed information on each individual's enlistment and demobilization (discharge). Information may include date and place of birth, address at time of enlistment, name and address of next of kin, marital status, occupation, personal description (eye and hair color, height, weight, distinctive marks or scars), and religion. When requesting information from the Personnel Records Unit, please include the individual's name, rank, and regiment (where known).