Skip navigation links (access key: Z)Library and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada Canada
Home > War and Military > From Colony to Country Franšais

Archived Content

This archived Web page remains online for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. This page will not be altered or updated. Web pages that are archived on the Internet are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats of this page on the Contact Us page.

IntroductionAbout This SiteCommentsImage Gallery
Banner: From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History

Canadian Military History: An Overview
War of 1812
Rebellions of 1837 and 1838
Northwest Campaign
South African War
First World War
Second World War

General References

Government and the Military

Troops and Traditions

Personal Stories

Aboriginal Peoples


Art, Music and Literature


Web Research

First World War
Troops and Traditions


The Canadian Army Medical Corps was accused of incompetent handling of casualties and administration early in the war, but was exonerated. Histories of medical units are listed in the Unit Histories sub-section.

Adams, Annmarie. -- "Borrowed buildings : Canada's temporary hospitals during World War I". -- Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine. -- Vol. 16, no. 1 (1999). -- P. 25-48

Brown, Tom. -- "Shell shock in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 : Canadian psychiatry in the Great War". -- Health, disease and medicine : essays in Canadian history. -- Edited by Charles Roland. -- [S.l.] : Hannah Institute on the History of Medicine, 1984. -- P. 308-332

  • Proceedings of the first Hannah Conference on the History of Medicine, McMaster University, June 3-5, 1982.

Bruce, Herbert A. -- Politics and the Canadian Army Medical Corps : a history of intrigue, containing many facts omitted from the official records, showing how efforts at rehabilitation were baulked. -- Toronto : W. Briggs, 1919. -- 321 p.

Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins. -- No compromise : the story of Colonel Baker and the CNIB. -- Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1965. -- 217 p.

Guiou, Norman Miles. -- Transfusion : a Canadian surgeon's story in war and in peace. -- Yarmouth, N.S. : Stoneycroft Pub., 1985. -- 145 p.

MacPhail, Andrew, Sir. -- The medical services. -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1925. -- 428 P. -- (Official history of the Canadian Forces in the Great War, 1914-19)

Nicholson, G.W.L. -- Seventy years of service : a history of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. -- Ottawa : Borealis Press, 1977. -- 388 p.

Rawlinson, James H. -- Through St. Dunstan's to light. -- Toronto : T. Allen, 1919. -- 86 p.

  • Memoir of a blinded soldier.

Snell, A.E. -- The C.A.M.C. with the Canadian Corps during the last hundred days of the Great War. -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1924. -- 292 p.

Table of Contents

  Previous Next