The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum and Archives has a vast database and records of Canadians who fought, and fell, during Canada’s wars. Here are some useful guides and resources for conducting research on Canada’s bravest.

Guide – research a soldier
Check out our library resources

Other Resources:
* The Vimy Foundation has partnered with the National Film Board of Canada to create the First World War in Colour short film featuring colourized First World War footage.
* The Canadian War Museum’s Research and Collections site.
* National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces Directorate of History and Heritage’s Canadian military history site.
* Veterans Affairs Canada Remembrance – History site.

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Indigenous Soldiers of The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

This exhibit highlights stories and photos of some of Winnipeg Rifles’ most notable Indigenous soldiers.

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Due to the exposed nature of actual military The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Museum and Archives is a venue recommended for children 10+ and older, and an adult-to-child ratio of 1:6. For younger children, we recommend an adult-to-youth ratio of 3:1.

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