The Mysterious Uncle Mat – Part 2

Matthew Lynn Matthew Lynn was born on January 9th, 1895 in Stevenston, near the Clyde Estuary on Scotland’s west coast. He was one of 8 children and could have been “Uncle Mat” to many nieces and nephews. Matthew’s father James and his older brother William were employed as dynamite workers […]

Tips on ordering a CEF service file

Library & Archives Canada have digitized the First World War Attestation papers for the majority of Canadian soldiers. You can search the database and view these pages free of charge. If you wish to view the complete service file you will need to order it from Library & Archives Canada. […]