The Great War: Researching Your World War I Ancestors

Michael L. Strauss, AG
May 31, 2017
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Speaker's Introduction
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Canadian Expeditionary Forces
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Service Records
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Fire of 1973
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Draft Registration
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Troop Ship Manifests
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Casualties/Wound Chevrons
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Enemy Alien Affidavits
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FBI Case Files
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Post World War I Records
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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After-webinar party
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About this webinar

Researching your World War 1 ancestors can be challenging. With the losses of records by fire in St. Louis in 1973 and stricter privacy laws; this lecture focuses on ways to reconstruct military service for family who served their country including records of draft registrations, war casualties, troop manifests, and many other related records.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Michael L. Strauss, AG, an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator, is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah. He holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a licensed Private Investigator and qualifi
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