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In search of missing Canadian soldiers of WWI

"We are the dead. Short days ago we lived, we felt dawn, saw sunset glow, loved, and were loved, and now we lie in Flanders fields."
John McCrae, 1915

Discover the Canadian missing on the online portal.

The First World War left its mark on Flanders in many ways. Monuments, cemeteries and bunkers are scattered all over the landscape. The online portal seeks out the silent witnesses of the war in an attempt to give missing Canadians a place in the landscape. Want to know their stories?

Do you want to contribute?

Do you have unique stories, letters or pictures of a soldier? Then share them with the portal. You will be helping to build a platform for surviving relatives, interested individuals, researchers and museums. Help us to remember the missing and preserve their stories for the future.

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