Montreal at War 1914 – 1918 heavy relies on the use of primary documents produced in Montreal during the First World War. We are lucky enough to make available a portion of these documents for public viewing and download.
The introduction has a detailed description of Montreal’s print media during the First World War’s duration. Check back soon for selected reproductions of published articles.
Lists of officers and men who enrolled in Montreal overseas battalions
A thorough guide of existing sources on the CEF during the First World War. A necessity for research at Library and Archives Canada.
A 1919 Report detailing the implementation of the Military Service Action, the law that brought conscription to Canada.