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Card from the Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel file for Private Henry Norman Causton of the 28th (Northwest) Battalion; used to illustrate the page, "Transcripts from military service records."
Card from the Canadian Expeditionary Service file for Henry Norman Causton, 28th (Northwest) Battalion. Image credit.

The transcripts from military service records presented on Arborealis pertain to Alison Kilpatrick’s family history research interests. Coverage, current and pending, includes includes the following sources:

A few notes about these transcripts:

  1. Please cite your sources. Following is an example of an appropriate source citation:
    British Army Service Records, 1760–1915. “John Burke (b.1795) of Claremorris, county Mayo; Private, 39th Regiment of Foot.” Original record held by The National Archives (Kew, Surrey); archival ref. WO 97/551/9. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2012-03-25; hosted online at Arborealis, accessed [insert date of access].
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Source citation for this page: — Kilpatrick, Alison. Index page for transcripts from military service records. Online at Arborealis,, accessed [insert date of access].

Image credit:Hospital card summary of Private Henry Norman Causton’s CEF corps & details, capture as POW, and arrival at military camp in England. Source: Library and Archives Canada [LAC]. Personnel Records of the First World War. Henry Norman Causton, born 14 August 1893 [sic] in Surrey, England; 28th (Northwest) Battalion, service no. 73880. Archival ref. Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1583 – 10 (image no. 22). Photocopies purchased by Alison Kilpatrick from LAC (2002).