North Carolina, Military Discharge Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains military discharge records for the following counties in the state of North Carolina, ranging approximately from 1915 to 1981. More records may be added as they become available.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Birth date and place
- Death date and place
- Names of parents
- Details about military service
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Be sure to check the image for additional information
- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
- Try searching by surname only
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in North Carolina.
- North Carolina Guided Research
- North Carolina Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- North Carolina, United States Genealogy
- North Carolina Vital Records
- North Carolina Military Records
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- North Carolina, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918.
- World War I, Army and Marine Corp. service cards
- World War I, Navy and Coast Guard service cards
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
- North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948
- United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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