How do I find World War 1 service records?

How do I find World War 1 service records?

You can find veterans’ military service records from World War I to the present from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The NPRC houses many types of records, including Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF).

Who was nicknamed the Black Death?

Henry Johnson
Henry Johnson (World War I soldier)

Henry Johnson
Nickname(s) Black Death, Harlem Terminator
Born c.July 15, 1892 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Died July 1, 1929 (aged 36) Washington, D.C., United States
Buried Arlington National Cemetery

What branch was Henry Johnson in?

Henry Johnson served as a member of Company C, 369th Infantry Regiment, 93rd Division, American Expeditionary Forces, during combat operations against the enemy on the front lines of the Western Front in France.

What are embarkation rolls in WW1?

Description This series comprises printed nominal rolls of individual Australian Imperial Force units and reinforcements as they embarked from Australia during the First World War. The rolls are usually referred to as embarkation rolls, or nominal rolls as at embarkation and were printed by the Government Printer, Albert J. Mullett in Melbourne.

What are the war records for WW1?

120.14 RECORDS OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVES TO WORLD WAR I INTERNATIONAL BODIES 1917-28 (bulk 1917-25) 74 lin. ft. 120.14.1 Records of the Supreme War Council 120.14.2 Records of the American Section of the Military Board of Allied Supply (MBAS)

How many copies of the embarkation roll are there?

Given that it was planned to print 100 copies of each unit’s embarkation roll, it is not surprising that the printed embarkation rolls held by the Memorial are not the only ones in existence today. The National Archives of Australia holds a collection of 12.6 metres of embarkation rolls as series SP1092/1 in their NSW state office.

What was the role of aviation in WW1?

Aviation in World War I. World War I was the first major conflict involving the large-scale use of aircraft. Tethered observation balloons had already been employed in several wars, and would be used extensively for artillery spotting.