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Learning How to USE found records

I have located some regular army records which may be those of my Great Grandfather. The records come from "U.S. Army, Regist…

Started by Sue McCormick

0 Mar 10, 2011

195th Port Company

My Dad served in the Army during WWII, I have his discharge papers and they say that he was in the 195th Port Company. I sent for his milit…

Started by Mary Beth

2 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Mary Beth

Indian Wars

Hello.   My ancestral grandfather, JOHN WILLIAM was born about 1709 (I don't know where, possibly Wales) and died 1781 New Britain, Bucks C…

Started by Mary Beth

0 Nov 28, 2010

Spanish-American War Veterans

Is this another forgotten war?  I have ancestors who fought in this one. Are there any sites for researching these or just the general ones…

Started by Juanita Hendrickson

3 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by jenni coe

Merchant Marine from East Coast before or during WWI?

My grandfather, Harold Manville McDonald, was in the MM either before or during WW1.  We have a family story that on one of their excursion…

Started by Juanita Hendrickson

3 Aug 18, 2010
Reply by Spivey

WW1 records

Hi- I was wondering if anyone had successfully ordered and received records for a WW1 veteran? According to my FIL's grandfather's death re…

Started by Kate Steere

2 Nov 27, 2009
Reply by Mavis Jones

Records lost in 1973 fire

My father served in the infantry in WWII and was wounded in action. I know that his military service records were destroyed in the 1973 fir…

Started by Chip Taylor

8 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Danny Nieves

Bent Star Project / Bent Prop

These two names are associated with an interesting project to bring home remains of servicemen and women whose aircraft were shot down duri…

Started by Jim Avery

1 Oct 12, 2009
Reply by Spivey

Did You Know the VA has some Civil War Soldier's Records

The Department of Veterans Affairs came into being in 1934 and took over payment of veteran's benefits from the Dept of the Interior. If a…

Started by Jim Avery

0 Sep 16, 2009

Links for UK military ancestors

So far this is all focused on the US. For those of you looking for UK military ancestors here are some links. National Archives, London -…

Started by Linda Temple

1 Jul 26, 2009
Reply by Linda Temple



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