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Where would I find my grandfather's WW1 records?

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Re: Where would I find my grandfather's WW1 records?

Posted: 17 Feb 2011 7:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
No, not at all. I have found three of my ancestors in these records who were from what is now Slovakia but was part Hungary before WW1. Two were from Gomor County and one from Zemplen county. Two of these men had been shot and were in a hospital. One was shot in the battles against the Russians in Galicia and was in a hospital in Reichenberg, Bohemia. The other one was in a hospital in Kreinsier, Moravia. So that established their connections to the Czech regions. The third soldier was from Zemplen and was killed in Serbia. But he was still listed in the casualty reports without any connection to Czech regions that I can see. It is easy to do a search of all the records by surname. If you have a common surname, then I used "surname + birth town" which worked to limit the hits.
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KarenKotlarch... 17 Feb 2011 2:47PM GMT 
andrewneuman 17 Feb 2011 5:02PM GMT 
debatecoach 17 Feb 2011 5:06PM GMT 
andrewneuman 17 Feb 2011 5:20PM GMT 
KarenKotlarch... 17 Feb 2011 7:08PM GMT 
andrewneuman 19 Feb 2011 4:18AM GMT 
ancestryslate... 17 Feb 2011 8:46PM GMT 
charlesvtinte... 17 Feb 2011 11:55PM GMT 
ancestryslate... 18 Feb 2011 12:50AM GMT 
debatecoach 18 Feb 2011 4:34AM GMT 
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