Tuesday, July 26, 2016

113 Records Showing Men Born in Greece - Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations ca. 1835-1998 (Polk County)


FamilySearch.org has recently added a new FREE database titled "IOWA, ARMED FORCES GRAVE REGISTRATIONS ca. 1835-1998" which has 113 records for people born in Greece.

The collection consists of an index and images of grave registrations from the Soldiers Relief Commission (Polk County, Iowa).   These records were acquired from the Iowa State Historical Society in Des Moines.

The information found in the record varies by type of form and informant. You may find any of the following:
  • County in Iowa
  • War served in
  • Veteran's name
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Age at last birthday
  • Date and place of birth
  • Date and place of death
  • Marital status
  • Name and relationship of nearest relative
  • Names of parents
  • Name of spouse
  • Names of children
  • Residence and age at the time of enrollment
  • Enlistment date and place
  • Discharge date, place and rank
  • Organization served in
  • Foreign countries served in
  • Military serial number
  • Burial place, city and township
  • Name of cemetery
  • Character of grave marker
  • Burial lot description, addition, block number, lot number, grave number
  • If buried in a foreign country, where and date of removal
  • If cremated
  • Name and address of funeral home
  • Membership in veteran's organization
  • Amount of pension or compensation
  • Amount of war risk insurance
  • Name and address of person or organization furnishing this information






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