JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: 1917 Military Census #general


WHirsch869 <whirsch869@...>
 

In article <ffa2c48.369e1d5f@aol.com>, GenieMona@aol.com writes:

I just became aware that a Military Census was taken in 1917. Has anyone
heard anything about this and where would the records be held? It seems each
state took their own census.
I have not seen a Military Census for Connecticut, but I do have a three-volume
set of books entitled, "Service Records, Connecticut, Men and Women in the
Armed Forces of the United States During World War 1917-1920," published by the
Adjutant General of the State (there is no date of publication shown). I would
guess that other states published similar books.

Along with a brief military record, the roster shows the person's name, race,
serial number, and address at time of enlistment. I would be glad to do
lookups if anyone is interested.

Werner

Werner S. Hirsch, Curator, Jewish Historical Soc. of Gr. New Haven (CT)
http://pages.cthome.net/hirsch/
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