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*Volume I - [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE6216008 Alabama through Maryland]
*Volume 2 - [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE104246 Massachusetts through Ohio]
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*Volume 2 - [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE104246 Massachusetts through Ohio]
*Volume 3 - [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE4481697 Oklahoma through Wyoming, supplement (miscellaneous photos) and foreign soldiers]
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*Volume 3 - [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE4481697 Oklahoma through Wyoming, supplement (miscellaneous photos) and foreign soldiers]
  
 
*Note: Since the photographs are not strictly alphabetically arranged, an index to the photographs is available in volume three on page 497. The index does not give full names, instead it gives page numbers for each state in which to look for names that begin with a specific letter. First, find a name in the state sections of the volumes, and then, use the index to determine what pages to look for a photo. Not all casualties have photos.
 
*Note: Since the photographs are not strictly alphabetically arranged, an index to the photographs is available in volume three on page 497. The index does not give full names, instead it gives page numbers for each state in which to look for names that begin with a specific letter. First, find a name in the state sections of the volumes, and then, use the index to determine what pages to look for a photo. Not all casualties have photos.
  
  
*''[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE8558493 Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy Who Lost Their Lives during the World War, from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918]''. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920. (Family History Library book 973 M23u; film 1415261 item 7.) This book lists the sailor’s name, rank, date and place of death, cause of death, and name of next of kin.
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*''[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE8558493 Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy Who Lost Their Lives during the World War, from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918]''. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920. (Family History Library book 973 M23u; film 1415261 item 7.) This book lists the sailor’s name, rank, date and place of death, cause of death, and name of next of kin.
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/listofofficersen19unse_0#page/n3/mode/2up Officers and  Enlisted Men of the United States Marine Corps (Except Overseas Dead), who Died Between November 12, 1918 and November 17, 1921, Inclusive]  
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/listofofficersen19unse_0#page/n3/mode/2up Officers and  Enlisted Men of the United States Marine Corps (Except Overseas Dead), who Died Between November 12, 1918 and November 17, 1921, Inclusive]  
 
*[https://archive.org/details/listofofficersen19unse A List of the Officers and Enlisted Men of the U.S. Marine Corps who lost their lives while serving in the United States and Possessions between the period from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918.]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/listofofficersen19unse A List of the Officers and Enlisted Men of the U.S. Marine Corps who lost their lives while serving in the United States and Possessions between the period from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918.]
 
*[http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyUS-Casualties.htm World War 1, US Navy and Coast Guard casualties], complied by Gordon Smith (Naval-History.Net)
 
*[http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyUS-Casualties.htm World War 1, US Navy and Coast Guard casualties], complied by Gordon Smith (Naval-History.Net)
*The book "[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE2609083 Pilgrimage for the Mothers and Widows of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the American Forces Now Interred in the Cemeteries of Europe]" lists the widow’s or mother’s name, relationship, name of deceased, rank, organization, and cemetery. It is arranged by state and county.
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*The book "[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE2609083 Pilgrimage for the Mothers and Widows of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the American Forces Now Interred in the Cemeteries of Europe]" lists the widow’s or mother’s name, relationship, name of deceased, rank, organization, and cemetery. It is arranged by state and county.
  
  

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Cemetery Records[edit | edit source]

National Cemetery Administration

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has burial records of veterans and their family members from VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, and other veterans cemeteries around the country. The site also provides links to maps of the cemeteries.

American Battle Monuments Commission

World War I Cemeteries

World War I Monuments

Graves Registration Service[edit | edit source]

The Graves Registration Service was established in August 1917 and was responsible for maintaining a burial registration system and the acquiring of land in France for cemeteries.

National Archives Catalog

Gold Star[edit | edit source]

Published Gold Star Lists

Related Books[edit | edit source]

Soldiers of the Great War" (3 Volumes) by Haulsee, Howe, and Doyle lists soldiers that died in WWI with their name, rank, town and cause of death. Photos of some of the soldiers are also included. The volumes are arranged by state with photographs of soldiers followed by a list of casualties. Not all casualties in the list have a photo and the photos are not listed in strict alphabetical order. You must browse through the photos one by one or use the index mentioned below to see if a listed casualty has a photo included in the book.

FamilySearch Digital Books

  • Note: Since the photographs are not strictly alphabetically arranged, an index to the photographs is available in volume three on page 497. The index does not give full names, instead it gives page numbers for each state in which to look for names that begin with a specific letter. First, find a name in the state sections of the volumes, and then, use the index to determine what pages to look for a photo. Not all casualties have photos.



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