Florida, World War I Navy card roster - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Florida, World War I Navy card roster, 1917-1920
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|Flag of Florida|
|Location of Florida|
|Record Type||Navy card roster|
|Florida State Archives|
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes index and images of a card roster of Floridians that served in the United States Navy during the First World War.
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- Name of the person
- If they served in the Navy
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Florida.
- US Military Basic Search Strategies
- Beginning United States World War I Research
- Florida Guided Research
- Florida Record Finder
- Florida Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Florida Research, 1880-Present
- Beginning Research in United States Military Records
FamilySearch Catalog[edit | edit source]
- World War I Navy card roster, 1917-1920 (Florida)
- Florida, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918
- Florida, World War I American Expeditionary Forces, deaths, 1917-1919
FamilySearch Historical Records[edit | edit source]
- United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
- United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
- United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919
- United States Index to Naturalizations of World War I Soldiers, 1918
- United States, Enlisted and Officer Muster Rolls and Rosters, 1916-1939
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