Military Information


Military documents, notes and photos that are attached to persons can be viewed at Media >> Military.

Also some military reports can be found at Info >> Reports.

Within the view more information section is a link for each war that will create a report showing all persons in our database who either served or died in that war.
Living persons will not be displayed in any reports except if you are a 1Familytree registered member.
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Died while serving their country

This report lists all known Outagamie County and other local residents who have died while in service to their country or
the cause of their death was due to conditions created by their service.
View this report here

birth years for veterans
List of Battle Years AND Birth Years for Eligible Men

Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

Also known as the American War of Independence, a rebellion of the thirteen colonies against Great Britain.
View more about the Revolutionary War


War of 1812 (1812-1815)

A conflict between Great Britain and the United States, sometimes called "the second war for independence" and "Mr. Madison's War."
View more about the War of 1812


Fox Valley area persons known to have served in War of 1812

Mexican War (1846-1848)

Conflict between the United States and Mexico.
View more about the Mexican War


Civil War (1861-1865)

The conflict between the Northern states (the Union) and the eleven Southern states that seceded from the Union and were organized as the Confederate States of America.
View more about the Civil War


Spanish American War (April 25th-August 12, 1898)

Conflict between the United States and Spain.
View more about the Spanish American War


World War I Draft Registrations

There is an ever growing database of World War I Draft registrations. The great benefit for genealogists is that these records cover a time frame where some birth records are difficult to find. These Draft Registration cards not only list birthdates, but also physical descriptions such as hair color, height and any abnormalities. Additionally, these card have the signature of the registrant.
View more about World War I Draft Registrations


World War I (1914-1918)

The first truly global conflict involving more countries than any war except World War II; also called "The war to end all wars" and "The Great War."
View more about World War I


World War II (1939-45)

Global conflict involving every major power in the world.
View more about World War II


Korean War (1950-1953)

Conflict pitting South Korea and U.N. forces against North Korea and later the People's Republic of China.
View more about the Korean War


Vietnamese War (1955-1975)

Military conflict in Vietnam between the U.S.-backed South Vietnamese government and the Communist-led guerrilla forces backed by North Vietnam.
View more about the Vietnam War


The Persian Gulf War (August 1990 - March 1991)

On August 2, 1990, Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait and quickly seized control of the small nation.
View more about the Persian Gulf War


The Iraq War

The Iraq War began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under the administration of President George W. Bush and the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Tony Blair. The war is also referred to as the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, or Operation Iraqi Freedom by the US military.
View more about The Iraq War


The War with Afghanistan

The War in Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001, as the armed forces of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Afghan United Front (Northern Alliance) launched Operation Enduring Freedom.
View more about The War with Afghanistan


Peacetime Service

Many served their country during the many years in between the major conflicts listed above.
View more about Peacetime Service


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