Federal War Service Commission of the Churches in Canada fonds. — 1918-1920.
1 cm. of textual records.

Administrative History:

The Federal War Service Commission of the Churches in Canada, a post-WWI commission established in 1918, consisted of various denominational organizations and commissions that supplied ministerial support at home and overseas during the war.  Included was the War Service Commission of the Church of England in Canada, the Baptist Military Service Board of the Convention of Ontario and Quebec, Military Service Committee of the Congregational Union of Canada, The Army and Navy Board of the Methodist Church, The National Service Commission of the Presbyterian Church of Canada and the Catholic Charities.  Its job was to assist the Federal Government reintegrate soldiers back into civilian society.

Custodial History:

Custodial history unknown.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of minutes, correspondence and reports regarding the work of the commission.

Notes:

Title based on contents of fonds.

Typescript.

Associated material: Records of the Federal War Service Commission of the Churches in Canada are also located in the Library and Archives Canada.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Corporate Names:

Methodist Army and Navy Board.

Presbyterian National Service Commission.

Congregational Military Service Committee.

Baptist Military Service Board.

War Service Commission of the Churches of England in Canada.

Accession number:  M80-21