Source Information

Kansas Historical Society
Ancestry.com. Kansas, Enrollment of WWI Veterans, 1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data:

Enrollment of World War One Veterans or Their Widows and Orphans, 1930. 43 rolls. Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas.

About Kansas, Enrollment of WWI Veterans, 1930

This database contains forms used to enroll eligible Kansans for World War I veterans’ benefits. Forms were to be filled out by anyone who had served in any branch of service during World War I or by a widow or child under sixteen whose deceased husband or father had served. The forms asked for the following details:

  • name
  • branch of service
  • address
  • widow’s name (if applicable)
  • names and addresses of orphan children under 16
  • rank at discharge
  • whether wounded or injured (in service) or deceased
  • American Legion post if a member