The CCGW Catalogue offers online access to the collection at the Canadian Centre of the Great War. In its current beta form, it allows access to the Great War Portraits Online collection. An ongoing digitization project that began in Fall 2016, Great War Portraits Online offers visitors a glimpse into our vast collection of World War One photographs from official documentary images to individual snapshots taken by soldiers in the frontlines.
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Image: [Photo of Corporal and two Privates on their horses, 1914-1915] Unknown photographer. Collections CCGW/CCGG. 2016-1-1-26.
Throughout the First World War, 2,500 Canadian nurses served abroad, 2,000 of them fully trained nurses, and 500 VAD nurses who signed up when the