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===Conscription Lists===
  
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Research use: Hard to research because lists are arranged chronologically by district.  However, they serve as a census substitute for males.
  
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Record type: Military record of conscripts
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General: Lists of those being called up for military service.  Drafting of selected groups began earlier but as of January 1, 1874, all 21 year-old males were subject to military service.  Conscription occurred each year in October.  Initially, the term of service was 6 years active and 9 years reserve.  The length of active duty was reduced to 5 years in 1876 and then varied between 3-5 years thereafter.  Deferments were granted for only sons, sole breadwinners, etc.  Over 50 percent of the draftees were not inducted.
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Time period: 1874-1918.
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Contents: Name of draftee, birth date, religion, marital status, literacy; later lists include names of father and brothers, and the brother’s ages.
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Location: State archives.
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Population coverage: 15-40% depending on period of time.
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Reliability: High.
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'''Records in the FamilySearch Catalog'''
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSMV-157M?i=283&cat=684776 Призывной спосок Вагаршапатского с/общества Эчмиадзинского уезда 1887 (96-1/108)]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSMV-1GTK?i=577&cat=684776 Призывной спосок Игдырского участка 1891 (96-1/109)]
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==World War I (1914-1918)==
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*[https://gwar.mil.ru/heroes/ Памяти героев Беликой войны WWI 1914-1918], text in Russian. Database of war heroes.
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*[https://1914.svrt.ru/ The First World War, 1914-1918], text in Russian. Database of soldiers.
  
  
  
 
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Conscription Lists[edit | edit source]

Research use: Hard to research because lists are arranged chronologically by district. However, they serve as a census substitute for males.

Record type: Military record of conscripts

General: Lists of those being called up for military service. Drafting of selected groups began earlier but as of January 1, 1874, all 21 year-old males were subject to military service. Conscription occurred each year in October. Initially, the term of service was 6 years active and 9 years reserve. The length of active duty was reduced to 5 years in 1876 and then varied between 3-5 years thereafter. Deferments were granted for only sons, sole breadwinners, etc. Over 50 percent of the draftees were not inducted.

Time period: 1874-1918.

Contents: Name of draftee, birth date, religion, marital status, literacy; later lists include names of father and brothers, and the brother’s ages.

Location: State archives.

Population coverage: 15-40% depending on period of time.

Reliability: High.


Records in the FamilySearch Catalog


World War I (1914-1918)[edit | edit source]