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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//title/946/wwi-civilian-draft-registrations: accessed June 23, 2021)

Publication Title
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
Total Records
1,231,098 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
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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.