Netherlands Army Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Nederland Army Service Records
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..
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.
- "Netherlands, Army Service Records, 1807-1929" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Nationaal Archief, Den Haag.
The records usually include the following:
- Parents names
- Last residence
- Physical description
- Enlistment date
- Details of previous military service
How to Use the Record
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.
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. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
- Genver This website can help simplify getting to the correct location in this collection. (Website is in Dutch.) This collection has a (partial) index on the names of the soldiers.
- Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie
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