California, Geographical and Name Index of Californians who served in WWI, 1914-1918
Geographical and name index of Californians who served in WWI for the years 1914-1918. The geographical index is arranged by counties and filed in alphabetical order. Within each county are three subdivisions indicating the service man's status/standing, e.g. decorated men, casualty, non-casualty. Names of servicemen are filed in alphabetical order behind these categories. Information on the card includes military unit, date of death, the name of the nearest relative, kind of military award or citation. The cards also indicate if there are newspaper clippings of the serviceman. The name index is filed alphabetically by name. Information on the cards gives military rank, hometown, fate in war (death, non-casualty, etc.), also indicates newspaper clippings and additional information in the biographical file.