United States, Casualties of the Vietnam War (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1965-1998
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This collection will include records from 1965-1998  
  
This collection contains an index to Vietnam War dead, missing and prisoners of war occurring in Cambodia, China, Laos, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Thailand acquired from the National Archives "Access to Archival Databases" (AAD). The records are from Record Group 330 Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. See also ARC Identifier 306742.
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This collection contains an index to Vietnam War dead, missing and prisoners of war occurring in Cambodia, China, Laos, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Thailand acquired from the National Archives "Access to Archival Databases" (AAD). The records are from Record Group 330 Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, ARC Identifier 306742.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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== Record Content ==
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{{Collection citation| text =Department of Defense. Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam War, created, 1/20/1967 - 12/1998, documenting the period 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC}}
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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== Record Content  ==
  
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'''Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:'''
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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*Name
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*Date of birth
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*Date of death or repatriation (return or restoration to one’s own country)
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*Home state and city of record (if known)
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*Social Security or Service number
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*Religious affiliation
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*Marital status
  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:
  
== Related Websites ==
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*Name
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*Date of death
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*Home state of record
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*Social security or service number
  
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image.
  
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=== Using the Information  ===
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:
  
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*Use the name of your ancestor to locate church and land records.
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*The home city and state of record can lead you to census records.
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*If you cannot find your ancestor, try alternate spellings of the name.
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== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-description.jsp?s=512&cat=WR28&bc=,sl NARA Series Description]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[United States]]
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*[[United States Vietnam War 1964 to 1972]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
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Revision as of 23:21, 3 December 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1965-1998

This collection contains an index to Vietnam War dead, missing and prisoners of war occurring in Cambodia, China, Laos, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and Thailand acquired from the National Archives "Access to Archival Databases" (AAD). The records are from Record Group 330 Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, ARC Identifier 306742.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Department of Defense. Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam War, created, 1/20/1967 - 12/1998, documenting the period 6/8/1956 - 1/21/1998. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death or repatriation (return or restoration to one’s own country)
  • Home state and city of record (if known)
  • Social Security or Service number
  • Religious affiliation
  • Marital status

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know one or more of the following:

  • Name
  • Date of death
  • Home state of record
  • Social security or service number

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible ancestors. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine which individual is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Next, click on your ancestor's name. This will take you to a descriptive page with a link to the image.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the name of your ancestor to locate church and land records.
  • The home city and state of record can lead you to census records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • If you cannot find your ancestor, try alternate spellings of the name.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.