Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File record example

Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File

Records: 13,537,416 · Complete: 100%

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.

Source Information

"U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010" database with images Fold3 ( accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File
Total Records
13,537,416 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
US Department of Veterans Affair logoUS Department of Veterans Affair
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.