Series 2023-11-07/18 - Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 2

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Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 2


  • November 7 2023 (Creation)

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PDF file merged from shared Google Sheet

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Jan Coward's Literary Estate approached the Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library to support the creation a PDF file of "Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 1:" by merging the research from a shared excel sheet into the present file. Edition Two builds on Edition One and represents one hundred and seventy-eight of over eleven hundred personnel. The Estate is working to verify research on the additional personnel to create future editions.

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Personnel files of one hundred and seventy-eight personnel who served in World War I with ties to South Simcoe. Research was commenced by Jan Coward. After her passing, a group of research assistants are working to verify the research and share this publicly. Original database exists as an online spreadsheet. Reseach assistants have identified which personnel files have been verified.

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Alphabetically by surname

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The BWG Library has a borrowing agreement with Jan Coward's Literary Estate

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Copyright rests with Jan Coward's Literary Estate. To be connected to the estate please contact

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  • English

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Jan Coward's Literary Estate

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