Métis Nation of Ontario
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Tel.: 613-798-1488
Toll Free: 800-263-4889
Fax: 613-722-4225

Military Service Organizations and Interest Groups

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1. Royal Canadian Legion

Royal Canadian Legions halls can have valuable information about their members. Find the location of the branches at the website or contact:Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Provincial Command89 Industrial Parkway NorthAurora, ON   L4G 4C4Tel:  ((05) 841-7999    Fax:  (905) 841-9992

The Legion Magazine

The Royal Canadian Legion has published a column “The Last Post” in The Legion Magazine for many years. This is an obituary for the members who have died. There is a database that contains the names dating back to 1987. Twice a year they update the list going back a few more years.

2. Air Force Association of Canada

The Air Force Association of Canada has the following databases that are particularly valuable to genealogical researchers. Find them listed under the heading  "Honours and Awards.”  Or use the search engine:

  • Canadians Serving in RAF during World War I
  • Canadians Serving with British Flying Services during World War I
  • CF Personnel Postwar Services Related to Aviation
  • Commonwealth Air Forces serving in RCAF during World War II-  RCAF Personnel Awards 1939 – 19493.

3. Royal Canadian Navy Awards

This site has a list of those Canadians who received awards whether they served in the Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, Canadian merchant Navy or the US Coast Guard. Included in the list are awards from the 1800s, WW 1, 1935, WW 2, 1950s, Korea and Long Service Awards. There are short biographical sketches, citations for the awards and some photographs of the decorations and some photographs of the recipients.

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