US, Texas—WWI Records, 1917–1920


How to Index a WWI Service Record—Sample 1


For the sample image above, the fields would be indexed as follows:

  1. Surname: Abbott
  2. Given Names: Zem
  3. Race: White
  4. Age: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.
  5. Birth City or Town: Marquez
  6. Birth State or Country: Texas
  7. Birth Month: Oct
  8. Birth Day: 21
  9. Birth Year: 1893
  10. Enlistment City or Town: Marquez
  11. Event Month: Jun
  12. Event Day: 26
  13. Event Year: 1918
  14. Death Month: Dec
  15. Death Day: 4
  16. Death Year: 1918
  17. Person Notified of Death: Given Names: William H
  18. Person Notified of Death: Surname: Abbott
  19. Relationship: Father