Puerto Rico: My Ancestors and Their Descendants
The Military - Our Men

1898 - The Hat - Spanish American War    
1901 Registry of Enlisments - Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry   
1900 United States Census - Henry Barracks, Cayey, Puerto Rico 
World War II - Draft Registration Cards
World War II - List of Dead and Missing
June 1946 - Puerto Rico (includes Virgin Islands)
World War I - Draft Card Information - (Compiled by NARA)
"Microfilm roll list for Puerto Rico. During WWI there were three registrations. The first, on June 5, 1917, was for all men between the ages of 21 and 31. The second, on June 5, 1918, registered those who attained age 21 after June 5, 1917. (A supplemental registration was held on August 24, 1918, for those becoming 21 years old after June 5, 1918. This was included in the second registration.) The third registration was held on September 12, 1918, for men age 18 through 45."
The Korean War
Korean Conflict - (Compiled by NARA)
"U.S. military personnel who died from hostile action (including missing and capturerd in the Korean War, 1950-1957 listed by home state, then place and then name."
Vietnam Conflict - (Compiled by NARA)
"U.S. military personnel who died (including missing and captured declared dead) as a result of the Vietnam conflict, 1957-1995. Listed alphabetically by homestate, homecity, and thereunder by name as of November 1997."

Military Links

Ordering Records - For guidance on requesting records see Access Genealogy. To obtain the form for requesting a military record please visit NARA here.
Puerto Rico National Cemetary - If your ancestor served in the military, and you believe he might have been buried in Puerto Rico, please visit this site.

More to Come - Other Items Will Be Added

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Revised: November 11, 2013
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