BIRLS stands for Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem, a Veterans Benefits Administration database that provides information on deceased individuals including name, birth and death dates, branch of service, and enlistment and release dates.
"U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/848/veterans-affairs-birls-death-file: accessed May 26, 2022)
- Publication Title
- Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File
- Total Records
- 13,537,416 · Complete: 100%
- Content Source
- Published on Fold3
- 08 Feb 2013
- Last Updated
- 16 Jun 2013
- The BIRLS database contains information on men and women who enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II.