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Online World War I Indexes & Records - USA
Note: before 1939 the First World War was known as "The Great War"
- World War One Draft Registration Cards Index (with digital images) (requires payment - part of an Ancestry subscription)
Now available for all states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico - has nearly 24 million records; includes digitized images of the draft cards (from National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, imaged from FHL microfilm)
- World War One Alien Registration Records - Indexes of German (and some Austrian) Aliens in the US 1917-1918
- See links in the Arizona, California, Indiana, Kansas and Minnesota sections below
World War I Records by State
- Kansas WWI and Military Indexes includes
- Kansas World War I Bounty Claims Index
- Kansas Soldiers of the Great War
- Kansas World War I Records at Ancestry (these are included with an Ancestry subscription)...
- Kansas, World War I Veteran Collection, 1917-1919 (requires payment) "...includes newspaper clippings, photos, service records, letters from family and friends, biographical sketches, and other documents related to Kansas veterans who served in World War I."
- Kansas Enrollment of WWI Veterans, 1930 (requires payment) "This database contains forms used to enroll eligible Kansans for World War I veterans' benefits" Original data from the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas.
- Kansas: Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies, 1917-1918 (requires payment) indexed; includes digitized images from National Archives Microfilm Publication M1997
- Kansas Casualties in the First World War 1917-1919
- Kansas World War One Alien Registrations Index
General Databases with WWI Records - USA
International Section - WWI Records from Other Countries
- Germany, WWI Databases at Ancestry (these require an Ancestry subscription)
- National German Military Grave Registration Service (this site is in German)
A database of more than 2 million names of missing and dead German soldiers from both World Wars. Notes for searching: Nachname=surname; Vorname=first name; supplying a date of birth or death is optional. Click on "Suche beginnen" to start your search. You then must register with your name and address to continue the search. On the registration form, the following items are required: Vorname (first name), Nachname (last name), Straße / Nr. (Street & Number), Land/Plz/Ort (Country/Postal or Zip Code/City). Then click on "Zur Ergebniseite" to continue. On the next screen click "Suchanfrage ausführen."