United States World War I Cemetery Records
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- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has burial records of veterans and their family members from VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, and other veterans cemeteries around the country. The site also provides links to maps of the cemeteries.
- The American War Dead Commission lists those buried overseas in the American military cemeteries and those who died during the Korean War. It also lists the Missing in Action from World War I, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.
- The book "Pilgrimage for the Mothers and Widows of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the American Forces Now Interred in the Cemeteries of Europe" lists the widow’s or mother’s name, relationship, name of deceased, rank, organization, and cemetery. It is arranged by state and county.
- U.S. World War I Mothers' Pilgrimage, 1930 (Ancestry) ($)
Sources about soldiers who died in the war include the following:
- Haulsee, W.M., et al., comps. Soldiers of the Great War. 3 vols. Washington, D.C.: Soldiers Record Publishing Association, 1920. (Family History Library book 973 M23s; fiche 6051244.) This is a listing of soldiers who died. It is arranged by state and gives the soldier’s name, residence, rank, and cause of death. It contains many individual photographs and a chronology of the war.
- Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy Who Lost Their Lives during the World War, from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920. (Family History Library book 973 M23u; film 1415261 item 7.) This book lists the sailor’s name, rank, date and place of death, cause of death, and name of next of kin.