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| title = Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929
 
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| record_type = Army Service
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| title_language = 'Militie registers' or 'Militaire stamboeken'  
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection will include records from 1807 to 1929.
 
 
This Collection will include records from 1807 to 1929.<br>
 
  
 
The collection consists of military service records of non-commissioned officers and enlisted men in the Netherlands Army.  
 
The collection consists of military service records of non-commissioned officers and enlisted men in the Netherlands Army.  
  
For a list of military units currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1498335/waypoints Browse].
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For a list of military units currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1498335/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
 
 
 
{{Collection citation
 
| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Military Records. Netherlands Army Service Records. Netherlands National Archives, Den Haag, Netherlands.<!--bibdescend-->}}
 
 
 
[[Netherlands Army Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
  
== Record Content  ==
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
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The records usually include the following:
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'''These records''' may contain the following information:
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
 
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*Enlistment date  
 
*Details of previous military service
 
*Details of previous military service
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Military Unit ⇒ Select the Enrollment Number Range and Year Range which takes you to the images.
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'''To search by image:'''
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the "Military Unit" <br> ⇒Select the "Enrollment Number Range and Year Range" which takes you to the images.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
*[http://www.lnqs.com/gkattouw/ Gers Zoeken (Searching)]  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1498335 Netherlands Army Service Records, 1807-1929]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
*[http://194.171.109.12/lang/EN Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===                         
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*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.                           
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Netherlands_Vital_Records_Index vital records indexes] in the country.                 
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                         
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*[[Netherlands Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.                         
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===                             
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.                                 
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.                         
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                         
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                         
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.                       
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Netherlands Societies|local genealogical societies]].
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
*[[The Netherlands|The Netherlands]]&nbsp;
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== Citing this Collection ==
*[[Netherlands Military History|Netherlands Military History]]
 
*[[Netherlands Military Records|Netherlands Military Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
  
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'''Collection Citation'''<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag (National Archives, The Hague).}}  
  
== Citing Family Search Historical Collections  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
 
 
 
“Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929,” digital images, ''FamilySearch&nbsp;''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 11 April 2012), Netherlands Army Service Records, 1813-1883 &gt; Ole Bataljon Jagers &gt; no. 000001-001557, 1813 - 1818 &gt; Image 156 of 267, entry for Dulfel Christian; citing Netherlands Army Service Records, 1813 - 1883, Netherlands National Archives, Hague, The Netherlands.
 

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Record Description
Record Type: Army Service
Collection years: 1807-1929
Languages: Dutch, Flemish
Title in the Language: 'Militie registers' or 'Militaire stamboeken'
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Netherlands National Archives


What is in the Collection?

This collection will include records from 1807 to 1929.

The collection consists of military service records of non-commissioned officers and enlisted men in the Netherlands Army.

For a list of military units currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929.

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Birthdate
  • Parents names
  • Birthplace
  • Last residence
  • Physical description
  • Enlistment date
  • Details of previous military service

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929.

To search by image:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Military Unit"
⇒Select the "Enrollment Number Range and Year Range" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation

"Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag (National Archives, The Hague).

Image Citation:

When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Netherlands Army Service Records 1807-1929.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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