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Military History and related information.
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Veterans’ burials overseas.
Last Updated: 29 April 2018
Established by Congress in 1923 to commemorate the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces where they have served overseas since 1917, and within the U.S. when directed by public law.
Last Updated: 28 January 2018
An organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
This project is run by Francesca Cumero who has made it her life's mission to reunite found military dog tags with the veteran or their family members.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
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The National Archives holds many records relating to Army service personnel, including personnel service records, attestation sheets, National Service records, some wills and pay history cards. The table below sets out where the most significant records about Army service are located.
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The World War Two Nominal Roll was created to honor and commemorate the men and women who served in Australia's defense forces and the Merchant Navy during this conflict. This site contains information from the service records of some one million individuals who served during World War Two.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
With the recent updates this database currently contains 2,319,456 records (about 90% of the estimated 2.5 million entries complete) of the areas of former Austria-Hungary ranging from Bohemia (Czech lands) to Bosnia and Herzegovina, from Tirol to Galicia. This is an ongoing project that with further records being processed and published. This database was launched in December 2012.
Last Updated: 19 April 2019
These records are index cards created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim. soldiers in the British Army. The collection also includes: most British Army officers - Indian Army personnel - British Army nurses - Royal Flying Corps personnel - Royal Naval Division personnel - some civilians.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
his guide provides advice on finding records held at The National Archives known as muster rolls, pay lists and description books.
Last Updated: 29 April 2018
These records are the unit war diaries of the British Army in the First World War and are held by The National Archives in record series WO 95.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
Library and Archives Canada's Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947 includes 44,097 references to individuals who were killed in action, died as a result of an accident or illness while in service, and those who subsequently died of injuries from their service. However, this database does not include information about those who survived the war nor "the locations of overseas postings or list battles in which an individual may have participated." The page also includes suggestions for searching the database.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
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A day-by-day accounting of the Civil War conflict, 150 years later.
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Lee County, FL
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
The Clarysville Hospital Digital Collection features scanned images of hundreds of hospital bed cards from the U.S. General Hospital located at Clarysville, Maryland during the American Civil War.
Last Updated: 20 March 2018
Cold War Recognition Certificates are awarded to all members of the armed forces and qualified federal government civilian personnel who faithfully and honorably served the United States anytime during the Cold War era (from September 2, 1945 to December 26, 1991). This is the only official site.* Certificates are available to qualified individuals at no cost. Any other site offering these certificates or replicas for sale or purchase are not official sites and are not approved or endorsed by the US Army who is the executive agency for the Cold War Recognition Program. *NOTE: If you experience a security certificate notice for this website, we have been told this is a common occurrence on many Army web sites. If you add the exception to your browser, you will be able to browse the pages successfully. The website has also been scanned by AVG Internet Security which classified the website as safe with no active threats.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
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Scores of original buildings, hundreds of homes, shops, and public buildings are reconstructed over 301 acres - most on their original foundations.
Last Updated: 2 February 2018
Search for Revolutionary Era Ancestors.
Last Updated: 5 April 2020
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The official U.S. Government website on POW/MIA matters.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
By Theodore J. Hull, Spring 2000, Vol. 32, No. 1.
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
Stories from the Veterans History Project
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
Over 16.5 million men and women served in the armed forces during World War II, of whom 291,557 died in battle, 113,842 died from other causes, and 670,846 were wounded.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
This page provides links and citations to finding aids published and/or compiled by NARA related to its extensive holdings on World War II.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
This guide provides a brief introduction to the records of the First World War held at The National Archives. These are the records of the British government, including the various branches of the military. There is also brief advice on some of the records you can find in other archives and organizations.
Last Updated: 19 April 2019
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Discover your family's military past - The web's premier collection of original military records.
Please note: Available for free at the Fort Myers Regional Library, 2450 First Street, Fort Myers, Florida.
Last Updated: 22 January 2018
Search over 20 million service men's records in the UK.
Last Updated: 12 October 2018
This digital collection includes more than 850 telegrams documenting Pierpont’s efforts to maintain Union rule in western Virginia in the first two years of the Civil War.
Last Updated: 20 March 2018
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Although website in German, translation options are available at the top of the webpage or use Google Translate.
Last Updated: 19 April 2019
Our military research specialists can help you uncover aspects of your family history by finding out what your veteran did during the war. Whether you are looking for military service records, operational records, after action reports, or details on awards your veteran received- we can help you! Our focus is on the individual veteran so that we can help you to understand what your veteran did during the war and the role that their unit played during the conflict. To accomplish this we gather together personnel records, daily unit records, rosters, medical files and much much more. We offer a one of a kind research service which allows you to trace the steps of your veteran through the war to discover where he was and what he did during his military service. Our service is vital to understanding the experiences of individual WWII and WWI veterans. We are on site at the U.S. National Archives and we can locate difficult to find military records on your veteran which most people would not even know to look for. Let us know how we can help you with your research needs.
Last Updated: 14 March 2017
The website's public access archive now sustains 513,187 individual tributes, including 86,391 vivid images.
Last Updated: 24 July 2019
These are the surviving service records for non-commissioned officers and other ranks who were discharged from the Household Cavalry between 1799-1920.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
Article by Amy Johnson Crow.
Last Updated: 16 January 2019
Search the enlistment books of the disbanded Irish regiments

The Connaught Rangers, the Leinster Regiment, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, the Royal Irish Regiment and the Royal Munster Fusiliers were units of the British Army, which were disbanded following the establishment of the independent Irish Free State in 1922. The enlistment books contain records of soldiers serving in these regiments in the period 1920-22.
Last Updated: 7 August 2019
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Website goes into depth on the Korean War Project. Free database for finding or to help find POW/MIA or Korean Veterns, male and female.
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Arranges WWII maps by place and date.
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These are records of the issuing of the British War Medal, the Mercantile Marine Medal and the Silver War Badge to merchant seamen and officers in the First World War. They consist of over 155,000 index cards (catalogue references BT 351/1) and, for the Silver War Badge, a list of recipients (catalogue reference MT 9/1404).
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Comp. by Trevor K. Plante (2009), 130 pp. Describes military service records held at the National Archives and Records Administration. The National Archives is the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard. Download PDF file.
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
Missouri & the Great War is a statewide collaborative digitization project to document Missouri’s role in World War I. The project is a digital collection of historical documents, photographs, artifacts, oral histories and other primary source material from museums, archives, libraries, and private collections from across Missouri.
Last Updated: 23 September 2016
Compiled by Rebecca L. Collier (2004) 260 pp. Dates of Records: 1950-1953. Download PDF file.
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Allows you to search the electronic World War II Registry of Americans who contributed to the war effort, or add the name of a loved one. Search the database for other WWII veterans who have submitted their names, or add your own name and contact information.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
"The National WWI Museum and Memorial's online collections database allows you to search digital records of our global collection that began in 1920. With such a long history, please note that the material available here is only a fraction of our diverse holdings and is in an ongoing process with new digital records added monthly. To date, the focus of the project has been on the Museum and Memorial’s photograph collection and will continue with other image-related materials."
Last Updated: 19 April 2019
Burials in Veteran Administration national cemeteries.
Last Updated: 29 April 2018
A Compilation of Documents and Records from the Office of the State Comptroller - searchable database.
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Images of membership records of the Union Civil War veterans. The Descriptive books are arranged by Post name and number. This collection was acquired from the Oregon Historical Society in Portland and is part of manuscript 1378.
Last Updated: 23 September 2016
Check out the link to the Genealogy Center!
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9 tips on obtaining missing military records (and awards) for you or a loved one by Kevin Lilley, 14 November 2017.
Last Updated: 19 May 2018
Comp. by Dale C. Mayer (rev. 2007), 114 pp. Covers World War II, Korea, The Cold War, the Vietnam War era, and the Pueblo incident. Includes personal papers of the Presidents and Presidential records. Download PDF file.
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
President John F. Kennedy initiated the Presidential Memorial Certificate Program. The Department of Veterans Affairs manages the program and issues engraved paper certificates, signed by the current President, honoring the memory of honorably discharged deceased veterans. Eligible recipients include the next of kin and loved ones of honorably discharged deceased veterans. More than one certificate may be provided at time of request.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
These records, in series WO 161, are reports on over 3,000 British and Commonwealth prisoners of war captured during the First World War.
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...to the Korean War comp. by Lisha B. Penn (2000), Revised 2006, 168 pp. Download PDF file.
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Comp. by Charles E. Schamel (1996), 127 pp. Dates of records: ca. 1950-1993
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
...from the Korean Conflict and During the Cold War Era. omp. by Tim Wehrkamp (1997), 158 pp. Includes textual, electronic, and audiovisual records. Dates of records: ca. 1945-1991. Download PDF file.
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Comp. by Ben DeWhitt (1993), 61 pp. Covers records pertaining to individuals serving in the U.S. military services or contracted by the services as civilian employees who were casualties of World War II. The term casualties refers both to those who were wounded and recovered and those who died.
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
The National Personnel Records Center handles all request for issuance or replacement of military service medals, decorations, and awards.
Last Updated: 4 May 2018
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Searchable online database with digitized images of the records available for viewing.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
These are the service registers of around 110,000 men who joined the Royal Marines between 1842 and 1925. These records, in series ADM 159, were originally created in 1884 but include records created retrospectively for anyone who had joined earlier and was still serving in 1884.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
These are the service records of officers who served in the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War. They can also contain details of service before the First World War.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
These are a selection of service records of ratings who served in the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) between 1860 and 1955. There are over 148,000 records for this period. Predominantly these cover the First World War (1914-1918).
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
Available here are digital versions of First World War service records for officers and ratings, from series ADM 337, of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR). They include the service records of ratings who joined the RNVR between 1903, when the RNVR was formed, and 1919, and officers who joined between 1914 and 1922.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
These records, in series ADM 340, consist of over 5,000 officers’ service records for men and women serving in the Royal Navy, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and Women’s Royal Naval Service. Some contain information dating back as far as c.1880 (and possibly earlier still in a few cases), while others detail service through both World Wars and into the 1950
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These records, from series ADM 196, are the service records of officers who joined the Royal Navy between 1756 and 1931. They include service records for commissioned officers joining the Navy up to 1917 and warrant officers joining up to 1931.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
The Legacy of USS Maine by Rebecca Livingston.
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Digitized book available on GoogleBooks.
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Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel
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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) created a compelling video,“The Civil War in Four Minutes.” It illustrates the scale, scope, and tragedy of that War in our history that resulted in over 1.3 million casualties between 1860-1865. The film features an animated map upon which the entire progress of the war plays out, with continuously shifting battle lines and flare-ups marking major battles. Each second represents seven days of the war. 1 second = 1 week
Last Updated: 5 May 2018
Comp. by Amy Schmidt and Gudrun Loehrer (2008), 376 pp. Identifies and describes records developed through wartime intelligence and reconnaissance, captured during the liberation of the camp, and generated through postwar military investigations and tribunals. Dates of Records: 1938–1945
Last Updated: 23 September 2017
By Belinda Davis.
Last Updated: 29 April 2018
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Vietnam War casualties listed by Home of Record
Last Updated: 12 October 2018
As of 14/05/2019 - Total war dead and missing 4,795,464. Please note: Since the place of birth is not known for all war dead, the results can be incomplete. The collection of the data is not yet completed. In the next few years, about 500,000 names will be added to the database.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
NARA Record Retrieval Services
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Contains photographs, cemeteries & obituaries, land records, wills, and newspapers; along with a Soldier's Memorial searchable database.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
Images of over 621,000 applications for headstones received by the Cemeterial Division of the Quartermaster General from two National Archive microfilm publications. The first publication, over 290,000 applications, covers 1925-1941 and is M1916. Most are for veterans of the Civil War or later. A few may cover earlier wars. The second publication, over 331,000 applications, covers 1941-1949 and is M2113. These records are part of Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group (RG) 92.
Last Updated: 23 September 2016
Deceased Graduates can be tracked alphabetically by the year they graduated. Select the year group to view all deceased graduates from that class.
Last Updated: 5 February 2017
Last Updated: 20 November 2019
United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918: Name index and images of draft registration cards for World War I. Three registrations occurred between 1917 and 1918. The 1st was held 5 Jun 1917 for men ages 21-31. The 2nd was held 5 Jun 1918 for men who turned 21 since the 1st registration. The 3rd started 12 Sep 1918 for men ages 18-45. The collection includes cards for 24 million men. The cards are arranged by state, by city or county, by local draft board, then alphabetical by surname. The draft registration cards are part of Record Group 163, Records of the Selective Service System (WWI), 1917-1939, and is National Archives Microfilm publication M1509.
Last Updated: 19 April 2019
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The USS West Virginia Digital Photograph Collection includes over 100 images that document the life of the battleship.
Last Updated: 20 March 2018
Last Updated: 20 November 2019
With the recent updates this database currently contains 2,341,139 records (about 90% of the estimated 2.5 million entries complete) of the areas of former Austria-Hungary ranging from Bohemia (Czech lands) to Bosnia and Herzegovina, from Tirol to Galicia. This is an ongoing project that with further records being processed and published. This database was launched in December 2012.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
Founded in 1998, the Legacy Project is a national, all-volunteer initiative that encourages Americans to seek out and preserve the personal correspondence of our nation's veterans, active-duty troops, and their loved ones. No one can tell the stories of these men and women better than they can, and we believe that their sacrifices, humanity, and experiences are best recorded in their own words the letters and e-mails they have written in times of war.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014
NPR has compiled the first public database of American veterans who were secretly exposed to mustard gas in military experiments conducted during World War II.
Last Updated: 5 June 2019
These are the service records of more than 7,000 women who joined the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) between 1917 and 1920. The WAAC became the QMAAC in April 1918 and was disbanded in September 1921. When the Royal Air Force (RAF) was created in 1918 a number of WAAC volunteers entered the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF).
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
These are the service records of around 30,000 airwomen who served with the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) between 1918 and 1920. These records, from series AIR 80, include volunteers from the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, Women’s Legion drivers and the Women’s Civilian Subordinates.
Last Updated: 14 May 2019
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Comp. by Daryl Bottoms (1992), 87 pp. Primarily relate to World War II military activities. Some other records are included. Dates of records: 1939-1945. Download PDF file.
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