Reading information from US Soldier Index Card?

What information is on a ww1 medal card?

These were called Medal Index Cards (MICs). These documents record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim and include information like: a soldier’s name, regimental numbers, ranks and units — compiled with reference to the service and discharge papers.

What does class Z mean on a medal card?

Class Z Army Reserve. The card shows a reference to “A.R.Z”. This is also see as “Class Z”, “Cl. Z”, “Cl Z AR”, “Dis” and other variants, sometimes with a date. They all mean that the man was eventually discharged to Class Z Army Reserve.

Are military records available online?

Military records help prove military service when applying for jobs or government benefits. They’re also helpful for ancestry and historical research. Most military records are on paper or microfilm and you’ll need to request printed copies to be mailed to you. They are not typically available to view online.

How can I find out where my grandfather served in ww2?

To find out if they have any information on your veteran, call them at 800-827-1000. If the Department of Veteran Affairs does not have any information you can try contacting the Veteran Affairs Insurance Center at 800-669-8477.

What does ASC mean on a medal?

The Army Service Corps in the First World War.

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