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Histories, indexes, databases, and transcriptions of the military records of World War I ( 1914 - 1918 ), plus World War One pictures, military records, timelines, causes and other information.
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Discover Your American World War I Ancestors
Whether they served in the military, or knitting socks for the troops, millions of Americans participated in some capacity during World War I. Learn more about them through this collection of online WWI records, databases and other resources.

Australian Service Records from WWI
420,000 World War I service records are held by the Australian National Archives. Learn about the records and how to gain access to them.

Canadian Air Aces & Heroes
Browse through biographies of famous Canadian aces and heroes for WWI, WWII, and Korea.

Canadian Debt of Honour Register
Maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this register provides personal, service, and burial location details for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars.

Catholics of Nova Scotia in WWI
Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish and The Great War 1914-1919. Nominal Enlistment Rolls by Parishes, St. Francis Xavier University Press.

Soldiers of WWI - Canadian Expeditionary Force Records
Search this free online index to the WWI Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) database of over 600,000 personnel files of Canadians enlisted during the First World War, which are held by Library and Archives Canada. In addition, over 800,000 pages of Attestation papers have been scanned and made available online.

German Armed Forces of WWI & WWII
A German military history research site covering the period 1919-1945, with a focus on battles and operational histories.

They Answered The Call: WWI Military Service in the U.S. Army
Learn how to research the military service men who served in the United States Army during World War I, 1917-1919 in this article by Mitchell Yockelson. From the Fall 1998 quarterly, Prologue, of the National Archives and Records Administration.

World War I Civilian Draft Registrations
This database contains a fraction of the approximately 24 million men, (98% of men present in America), born between 1873 & 1900 who completed draft registration cards.

World War I Honor Roll Database
The American Battle Monuments Commission maintains this very useful database of the 33,714 names of those buried in American military cemeteries overseas, those Missing in Action and those buried or lost at sea.  It does not contain the names of the 101,143 Americans returned to the United States for burial.

World War I Medal of Honor Recipients - U.S.A.
Names, rank, organization, birth place, service information and full-text citation.

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