Armed Forces of other countries

The service records of Canadians who served in the Armed Forces of countries other than Canada are held by the following institutions.

First Word War (1914-1918)

Australia

Austria

France

Germany

Great Britain

Surviving personnel records for members of the British Forces, including the Army, Nurses, Royal Navy, Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force, are in the custody of the National Archives in England.

Ireland

New Zealand

Poland

South Africa

SANDF Documentation Service Directorate, (Personnel Division)
Private Bag X289, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
Fax: +27 12 339 4631
(Mail or fax inquiries only)

United States

Second World War (1939-1945)

Australia

France

Germany

Great Britain

Ireland

New Zealand

Poland

For Polish soldiers who served with the British Forces:

The Ministry of Defence
Army Records Center, Polish Section
Bourne Avenue
Hayes Middlesex, England UA3 1RF
Phone 0181 573 3831
Fax 0181 569 2751

South Africa

South African National Defence Forces
Documentation Service Directorate, (Personnel Division)
Private Bag X289, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
fax: +27 12 339 4631
(Mail or fax inquiries only)

United States of America

Note: Canada did not participate in the Vietnam War. Records of Canadians who served with the American Forces are held at the above-noted office.

Some Second World War enlistment records and some other records relating to military personnel in the Vietnam and Korean Wars are available at the National Archives.

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