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|title= North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
 
|title= North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
 
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
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<gallery>Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004321169 27.jpg|Service Card
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004287629 898jpg.jpg|Service Card
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004287581 1302.jpg|Service Card Page 1
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 draft dgs004287581 1303.jpg|Service Card Page 2
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== What Can This Collection Tell Me? ==
   
The service cards can provide the following information:
 
The service cards can provide the following information:
 
*Date of Enlistment
 
*Date of Enlistment
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*Military Service
 
*Military Service
 
*Age at time of enlistment
 
*Age at time of enlistment
 
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
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<gallery>Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004321169 27.jpg|Service Card
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004287629 898jpg.jpg|Service Card
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 dgs004287581 1302.jpg|Service Card Page 1
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Image:NC WWI Service Cards 1917-1919 draft dgs004287581 1303.jpg|Service Card Page 2
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</gallery>
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:  
To begin your search it is helpful to know:  
   
*The name of your ancestor
 
*The name of your ancestor
 
*The age of your ancestor
 
*The age of your ancestor
 
*The years your ancestor served in the military
 
*The years your ancestor served in the military
 
*The names of family members and their relationships
 
*The names of family members and their relationships
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=== Search the Index ===
 
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{{Search Collection Link
'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2568864 Collection Page]:'''<br>Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://ds.familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2568864/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>
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=== View the Images ===
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2568864|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>
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#Select the '''Branch of Service''' <br>
⇒Select the appropriate "Branch of Service"<br>
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#Select the '''Surname Range''' to view the images.
⇒Select the appropriate "Surname Range" which takes you to the images.
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
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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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
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Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. Keep in mind:
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life
      
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
When you have located your ancestor’s service card, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family.
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When you have located your ancestor’s service card, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details.  
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date  
 
*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date  
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*Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records  
 
*Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records  
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities<br><br>
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities<br><br>
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{{Tip|Don’t overlook {{FHL|North Carolina, Military records|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Catalog.  For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries]].}}
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== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==
  
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