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Title in the Language of the Record
Deutschland, Bayern, Traunstein, militärische Aufzeichnungen,
This collection contains various military-related records from the city of Traunstein from 1830 to 1918. These records are in German.
This collection includes the following records:
- Alphabetical Lists of Re-enlistees
- Birth Lists
- Delinquent lists
- Presentation lists (Extracts from the alphabetical lists)
- Registers of one-year volunteers
- Registers of two-year volunteers
For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
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Military records usually contain the following information:
- Birth place
- Residence at time of enlistment or conscription
- Parents names
- Date service began
- Date service ended
- Death date
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- Enlistmen or conscription place or residence
- Dates of military service
Search the Collection
To search the collection:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select “Record type and date range” which takes you to the images.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
Using the Information =
When you have located your ancestor’s record, 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 such as a birthdate, parents names, or an occupation. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
For help translating the documents see the wiki article German Word List.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the surnames.
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
- Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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- "Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Traunstein.
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