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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918|WWI]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[WWI Census Records|Census Records ]]''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918|WWI]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States World War I Census Records|Census Records]]''__NOTOC__
  
=== Census Records ===
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=== World War I Census Records ===
  
The 1930 and 1940 federal population censuses identify veterans. Microfilm copies of the 1940 census are not available. Authorized representatives or heirs can request a search by using form BC-600, “Application for Search of Census Records.” It is available from:
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The 1920 Census did not ask any questions specific  to military service. However, the 1930 and 1940 U.S. Federal Censuses did ask questions about veterans that may indicate service in WWI.
  
Bureau of the Census<br>P.O. Box 1545<br>Jeffersonville, IN 47131<br>Telephone: 812-285-5314
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==== 1930 U.S. Federal Census ====
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The [[United States Census 1930|1930 Federal Census]] (NARA T626), asked if a person was "A veteran of the U.S. military or naval forces mobilized for any war or expedition" and "What war or expedition" they served in.
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==== 1940 U.S. Federal Census ====
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The [[United States Census 1940|1940 Federal Census]], asked "Is this person a veteran of the United States military forces or the wife, widow, or under 18-year-old child of a veteran?" and "If child, is veteran-father dead?" and "War or Military" served in. These were only asked of a random sampling of individuals who were recorded on certain lines of the census, which covered about five percent of the population.
  
 
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World War I Census Records

The 1920 Census did not ask any questions specific to military service. However, the 1930 and 1940 U.S. Federal Censuses did ask questions about veterans that may indicate service in WWI.

1930 U.S. Federal Census

The 1930 Federal Census (NARA T626), asked if a person was "A veteran of the U.S. military or naval forces mobilized for any war or expedition" and "What war or expedition" they served in.

1940 U.S. Federal Census

The 1940 Federal Census, asked "Is this person a veteran of the United States military forces or the wife, widow, or under 18-year-old child of a veteran?" and "If child, is veteran-father dead?" and "War or Military" served in. These were only asked of a random sampling of individuals who were recorded on certain lines of the census, which covered about five percent of the population.

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