Find Canadian Military Records and Service History with Forces War Records Canada


Search over 8 million records including Canadian Military Records exclusive to Forces War Records Canada, to search for your family member’s military history. With customer support from military experts, Forces War Records Canada is one of the most comprehensive, and constantly expanding search facilities in the world

Using our easy to use search you can find Canadian and Commonwealth military service records enabling you to search for family members to complete your family tree. Our records have been transcribed and enciphered by handwriting experts, and we also offer expert help and knowledge through our customer support team.

How to search Canadian and Commonwealth Military Records

1. Start your search using the box at the top of the page

2. On the results page click Advanced Search on the right hand side

3. Under Personal Information Add Nationality

4. Under Military Information Add Branch of Service

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What types of records can I search for via the Add Branch of Service filter?

By selecting Branch of Service you can filter results by:-

Canadian Air Force, Canadian Army, Canadian Corps, Canadian Force, Canadian Forces, Canadian Horse, Canadian Merchant Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force Nursing Service, Royal Canadian Air Force Womens Division, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve,  Womens Royal Canadian Naval Service