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If you are a veteran, or a family member of a veteran you can access a veteran's Personnel Records (also known as Service Files) from Library and Archives Canada. Here is an application form. And here are the instructions that go with it. They are in pdf format.
WW2 — If you are interested in any of the 44,000+ Canadians who died during the Second World War, their personnel records are already public record and can be searched online HERE at Library and Archives Canada. For further explanation look to the Instructions page.
WW1 — If you are interested in any of the 600,000+ members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in The Great War, it doesn't matter if they died or survived. All the personnel records are public record either way and their attestation papers can be viewed online HERE at Library and Archives Canada. (Thru the SEARCH button on the left.)
Everyone has a story. Or a few. 'A' Squadron of the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment in the UK before D-Day.