World War I

in Burnet County

Draft Registration Forms

Participants in World War I - a list of names from Burnet County who participated in WWI. From newspaper and contributions from researchers.

-- photos added from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 360th Infantry, Texas Brigade, 1918"

World War I Veterans Buried in Burnet County - a list of all known WWI veterans who are buried in the county, along with birth and death dates and cemetery, when known. Compiled from various sources.

News articles about the War -...an on-going compilation of news articles about the county relating to WWI

US Army Deaths Reported on 14 November 1918

Links to other WWI Sites

~ The Doughboy Center - a very comprehensive site, with links to biographies, memoirs, photos.

~ The Great War Society - (1914-1918) Studies all aspects of WWI and its effects on the 20th century: people, events, battles, technologies, traditions. Links to 400 other WWI Web sites.

~ The LDS Research Guide - This is the very comprehensive research site put together by the Latter-Day Saints Church. First find "United States", then "U.S. Military Records Research Outline". The result is a 70-page outline when printed out; a wonderful guide on researching military records.

WWI Bibliography

~ Soldiers of the Great War. W.M. Houlsee, et.al., comps., 3 vols., Washington, DC: Soldiers Publishing Association, 1920. This is a listing of soldiers who died, arranged by state and gives the soldier's name, residence, rank, and cause of death. Many individual photographs are included, along with a chronology of the war.

~ Pilgrimage for the Mothers and Widows of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of the American Forces Now Interred in the Cemeteries of Europe. Washington, DC: Government Printing Co., 1930. This book lists the widow's or mother's name, relationship, name of deceased, rank,organization, and cemetery; arranged by state and county.

~ Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy Who Lost Their Lives during the World War, from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1920. This book lists the sailor's name, rank, date and place of death, cause of death, and name of next of kin.

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