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    WWI Civilian Draft Registrations

    Records: 1,231,098 · Complete: 100%

    In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men born between 1873 and 1900 completed draft registration cards. During these two years, three registration days were held in each district where the registrant completed the registration card. Information found on these cards generally included, birth date, birth location, father's birthplace, and the address of next of kin. This civilian registration is often confused with induction into the military; however, only a small percentage were called up for service.

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    "U.S. WWI Civilian Draft Registrations" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/946/wwi-civilian-draft-registrations: accessed June 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
    Total Records
    1,231,098 · Complete: 100%
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    Published on Fold3
    05 Apr 2016
    Last Updated
    06 Apr 2016
    Index of the draft registration cards between 1917 and 1918 for both citizens and aliens.