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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Bayern, Traunstein, militärische Aufzeichnungen,

Record Description

This collection contains various military-related records from the city of Traunstein from 1830 to 1918. These records are written in German.

This collection includes the following records:

  • Alphabetical Lists of Re-enlistees
  • Birth Lists
  • Conscripts
  • Delinquent lists
  • Presentation lists (Extracts from the alphabetical lists)
  • Re-enlistments
  • Registers of one-year volunteers
  • Registers of two-year volunteers
  • Rosters
You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918.

Record Content

Military records usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Birthdate
  • Birth place
  • Residence at time of enlistment or conscription
  • Occupation
  • Religion
  • 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:

  • Name
  • Enlistmen or conscription place or residence
  • Dates of military service

Search the Collection

To search the collection by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select “Record type and date range” which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image 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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Don't overlook FHL Place Germany, Bayern, Traunstein items or FHL Keyword Germany, Bayern, Traunstein items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Germany Archives and Libraries.

Related Websites

Finding Germany Military Records

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How You Can Contribute

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Stadtarchiv Traunstein [Traunstein City Archives].

Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Military Records, 1830-1918..


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