South African Scrip

Veterans from Canada who had served as soldiers or nurses in Boer War in South Africa (1899 - 1902) were eligible for land scrip entitling them to 320 acres without fees providing they complied with the homestead regulations. This land grant, also known as a Volunteer Bounty Land Grant, was often not taken or was sold to others. The names of those who sold or bought these grants are included in the homestead file

Soldier Grants

These grants of 160 acres were for soldiers who served in World War One (1914-1918). There were no fees, but they had to comply with the homestead regulations. The names of those who applied for the Soldier Grants are part of the homestead files.