Saturday, November 22, 2014

31 born in Greece - New York, Spanish-American War Military and Naval Service Records, 1898-1902



Ancestry.com has a database titled NEW YORK, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR MILITARY AND NAVAL SERVICE RECORDS, 1898-1902.  There are 31 men, born in Greece, who are in these records.  You will have the ability to print a copy of the actual record.

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RECORD DESCRIPTION


This database contains index cards listing details extracted from federal military service records for New York soldiers during the Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, and the “Boxer Rebellion” in China. They were created by the New York Adjutant General through the Bureau of War Records, and are organized into subseries for U.S. Army officers, U.S. Navy, U.S. Enlisted Army, and U.S. Marine Corps.
Details on the cards can include:
  • soldier's name
  • rank, company, and regiment at enlistment
  • enlistment date and place
  • residence at time of enlistment
  • names of organizations served in
  • ranks held during service
  • engagements
  • wounds received
  • date, cause, and rank held at separation from service
  • last served in
  • birthplace
  • age at enlistment
  • occupation
  • physical description
  • remarks