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==== Commissions  ====
 
==== Commissions  ====
1466-1866, containing commissions, instructions, appointments and information concerning military service (complete with biography).
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1466-1866, containing commissions, instructions, appointments and information concerning military service (complete with biography).  
  
 
==== Nobility Grants  ====
 
==== Nobility Grants  ====
1636-1753, these grants, which involved the bestowal of certain rights, were received for distinguished service or valor, or for thirty years of service.
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1636-1753, these grants, which involved the bestowal of certain rights, were received for distinguished service or valor, or for thirty years of service.  
  
 
==== Vital Certificates  ====
 
==== Vital Certificates  ====
a small but indexed collection of birth, marriage and death certificates.
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a small but indexed collection of birth, marriage and death certificates.  
  
 
==== Wills  ====
 
==== Wills  ====
1639-1771, this collection is incomplete yet indexed, and is arranged chronologically.
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1639-1771, this collection is incomplete yet indexed, and is arranged chronologically.  
  
 
==== Pension and Assistance Records  ====
 
==== Pension and Assistance Records  ====
accessed by unit designation (regiment):
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*Pensions 1749-1922
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accessed by unit designation (regiment):  
*Invalid Office 1723-1803
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*Pensions 1749-1922  
*Orphans’ Commission 1702-1770
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*Invalid Office 1723-1803  
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*Orphans’ Commission 1702-1770  
 
*Soldier Orphans 1770-1870
 
*Soldier Orphans 1770-1870
  
==== Army Rank and Regiment Schematics   ====
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==== Army Rank and Regiment Schematics ====
1583-1849, record continue commission records and include decorations, orders and sometimes death dates.
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==== Payment Books  ====
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1583-1849, record continue commission records and include decorations, orders and sometimes death dates.  
1753-1819, documents pension records, wages, and salary data, with supplementary biographical data.  Completely indexed.
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==== Marriage Bonds   ====
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==== Payment Books  ====
1750-1918, officers less in rank that Lt. General, use as a supplement to regular muster lists, contains officer’s name, name of spouse, spouse’s place or origin, and occasionally spouse’s parents. Records are completely indexed.
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1753-1819, documents pension records, wages, and salary data, with supplementary biographical data. Completely indexed.
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==== Marriage Bonds ====
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1750-1918, officers less in rank that Lt. General, use as a supplement to regular muster lists, contains officer’s name, name of spouse, spouse’s place or origin, and occasionally spouse’s parents. Records are completely indexed.  
  
 
==== Military School Records  ====
 
==== Military School Records  ====
biographies of students
 
*Marine-Akademe 1802-1918
 
*Kriegsschule Wien 1871-1914
 
  
===== Records of the Central Command  =====
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biographies of students:
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*''Marine-Akademe'' 1802-1918
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*''Kriegsschule Wien'' 1871-1914
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====Military Court Records====
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*Courts of Vienna 1753-1869
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*Graz 1784-1849
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*''Invalidenhaus'' Wien 1805-1860
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*Pettau 1760-1859
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All series contain valuable probate information. Some are indexed.
  
 
==== Records of Individual Units  ====
 
==== Records of Individual Units  ====
  
 
[[Category:Croatia]]
 
[[Category:Croatia]]

Revision as of 22:50, 12 December 2012

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  • Many recent documents (post 1867) were claimed by modern successor nations of the Empire
  • Most military records are under the guardianship of the Wiener Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, Austria. Kriegsarchiv documents are divided into two large record groups:

1. Central Command
2. Individual Units

Contents

Records of the Central Command

Commissions

1466-1866, containing commissions, instructions, appointments and information concerning military service (complete with biography).

Nobility Grants

1636-1753, these grants, which involved the bestowal of certain rights, were received for distinguished service or valor, or for thirty years of service.

Vital Certificates

a small but indexed collection of birth, marriage and death certificates.

Wills

1639-1771, this collection is incomplete yet indexed, and is arranged chronologically.

Pension and Assistance Records

accessed by unit designation (regiment):

  • Pensions 1749-1922
  • Invalid Office 1723-1803
  • Orphans’ Commission 1702-1770
  • Soldier Orphans 1770-1870

Army Rank and Regiment Schematics

1583-1849, record continue commission records and include decorations, orders and sometimes death dates.

Payment Books

1753-1819, documents pension records, wages, and salary data, with supplementary biographical data. Completely indexed.

Marriage Bonds

1750-1918, officers less in rank that Lt. General, use as a supplement to regular muster lists, contains officer’s name, name of spouse, spouse’s place or origin, and occasionally spouse’s parents. Records are completely indexed.

Military School Records

biographies of students:

  • Marine-Akademe 1802-1918
  • Kriegsschule Wien 1871-1914

Military Court Records

  • Courts of Vienna 1753-1869
  • Graz 1784-1849
  • Invalidenhaus Wien 1805-1860
  • Pettau 1760-1859

All series contain valuable probate information. Some are indexed.

Records of Individual Units