German SIG #Germany Free access to 3 military records sites through May 27th #germany


JewishGen German Research Division Coordinator
 

To commemorate Memorial Day three genealogy sites are offering free
access to their military records: Ancestry.com, FindMyPast and
MyHeritage. All three are paid-subscription sites are making all or
part of their military records available free for this commemoration.

Ancestry

Free access through May 27 draft, enlistment and service records
Go to: http://tinyurl.com/q64pujz
Original url: http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-military?o_xid=55580&o_lid=55580&o_sch=Email
Ancestry also has a free downloadable research guide to their military
records which can be accessed at:
http://c.mfcreative.com/offer/us/family/vetsdayresearch.pdf
You will have to register with your name and email address. No further
information is required.

Examples of military records available include:
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

FindMyPast

Free Access midnight EDT on Thursday, May 23, until midnight EDT on
Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
Go to: http://www.findmypast.com/
They are making their US and International (Australia, Britain,
Ireland, New Zealand) records available. For a list of the types of
records available >from their military and conflict records go to:
http://tinyurl.com/oywgc83
Original url: http://www.findmypast.com/articles/anzac-day-stories/resources-search-military-records
You will have to register with your name and email address. No further
information is required.

MyHeritage

Free access May 21 through May 28 of their more popular US military
records. Therefore, some US and international military records you may
click on you may be prompted to subscribe.
For the records that are being offered over the Memorial Weekend you
do not have to register.
Go to: http://www.myheritage.com/research/category-3000/military

I have no affiliation with any of the three genealogy sites.

Jan Meisels Allen - IAJGS Vice President

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