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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Korea
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Flag of the Korean Empire, 1897-1910
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Record Description
Record Type: Military
Collection years: 918-2015
Languages: Korean
Title in the Language: 한국 군사 기록
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records for the years 918 to 2015. A collection of military records from Korea. This collection is being published as images become available.

To Browse this Collection[edit | edit source]

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

What Can these Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

  • Name
  • Age
  • Residence
  • Father's name
  • Hometown

Collection Contents[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor’s name.
  • Other identifying information such as residence, birthdate or age, names of other family members and family relationships.
  • Check for variant spellings of the names.

To browse the collection by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Province (도, 시), City or County (시,군) "
⇒Select the appropriate "Title (제명), Year(년) 1982 and Volume( 권) and/or Page(페이지) " which takes you to the images

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Korean, with many records written in Chinese characters (hanja). For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

Advanced Korean Genealogical Sources[edit | edit source]


Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.