New Jersey, Mercer County, Veteran's Service Office, Grave Registration Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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New Jersey, Mercer County, Veteran's Service Office, Grave Registration Records, ca. 1770-ca.1979
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Mercer, New Jersey, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Veteran's Grave Registration
Collection years ca.1770-ca.1979
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New Jersey State Library


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This collection contains the Veteran's Grave Registration Records from the Veteran's Service Office in Mercer County, New Jersey.

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  • Name, Serial No.
  • Home Addrees
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  • Born
  • Date of death
  • Buried
  • City, County
  • Division, Secron, Lot, Block, Grave No.
  • War Record
  • Branch of Service, Rank
  • Enlisted, Discharged
  • Information Given by
  • Relationship
  • Remarks
  • Care Assigned to Post No.

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