As the largest dominion in the British Empire, Canada entered the war when Britain declared war on Germany and her allies on August 4, 1914. Over the course of the next four years, Canada raised more than 600,000 men and women for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF). The CEF was a citizen army. Read More
Glenn Wright is a family historian and genealogist with a special interest in Canadian military history and research; he is the author Canadians at War, 1914-1919: A Research Guide to World War One Service Records (Global Genealogy, 2010).