- Wohler, Patrick
- Scope & Content
- Patrick Wohler's Newspaper Columns on genealogy were originally printed in the Arnprior Chronicle-Guide and other area newspapers in the Ottawa Region Media Group.
men for military service. By 1917, the rate of recruitment
had fallen to less that the losses we were sustaining on the
battlefront. The situation was acute and, in a move that almost
destroyed Canada, ‘conscription’ was introduced.
The first conscripts were ordered to report in January 1818 and