Many of our family members fought in World War I and II, stateside and in Europe. The research of both wars is similar, with records created in World War I which continued or were modified in World War II. Learn about resources to help you write the stories of your World War I relative.
Resources for Those Who Died or are MIA
- Burial Cards for WWI deceased personnel.
- Initial Burial Plats for World War I American Soldiers, 1920 – 1920
Doughboy MIA A project dedicated to locating the Missing from World War I
World War I Genealogy Research Guide: Tracing American Military and Non-Combatant Ancestors Includes a Guide to Canadian Military Research. Written by Debra Dudek. Book available in Paperback and Kindle versions. Also check for additional information on her website.
- First World War Digital Poetry Collection
- The Great War 1914-1918 UK WWI Resources
- UK National Archives WWI Collection
Gold Star Mothers Program NARA Prologue Article
Stars and Stripes WWI Newspaper Archive through Library of Congress
State Specific Resources
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