Source Information

Oregon State Library
Ancestry.com. U.S., Select Military Registers, 1862-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: United States Military Registers, 1902–1985. Salem, Oregon: Oregon State Library.

About U.S., Select Military Registers, 1862-1985

This database contains registers of U.S. military personnel stationed in the United States.

The majority of this collection covers U.S. Army and Navy personnel, though lists for the Air Force, Marine Corp, National Guard, and the Reserves are included as well. The database does not include all possible years for each publication listed.

All records will list the subject’s name. Depending on the register type, other details you may find include the following:

  • rank
  • unit
  • service history
  • birth date
  • birthplace (home address)
  • education level
  • promotion dates
  • awards
  • retirement date

Make sure to check the original image for additional information.