WWI Draft Registration Cards record example

WWI Draft Registration Cards

Records: 23,671,182 · Complete: 100%

The WWI draft registration cards database can be an extremely useful resource because it covers a significant portion of the U.S. male population in the early twentieth-century. If you had family in the United States during WWI, you are likely to find at least one relative’s information within this large collection. In addition, these cards contain more than just names and dates; they can contain significant genealogical information such as birthplace, citizenship status, and information on the relative.

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"WWI Draft Registration Cards" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/959/wwi-draft-registration-cards: accessed May 9, 2021)

Publication Title
WWI Draft Registration Cards
Total Records
23,671,182 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1509
Record Group
163
Published on Fold3
31 May 2016
Last Updated
30 Jun 2016
Description
In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men living in the United States completed a World War I draft registration card.