Interested in learning more about the stories of our World War I fallen? Here are some resources you can check out. We will continue to add more each week, so check back frequently!

Articles & Links

Using the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) History Hub

Researching soldiers who died during WWI

United States World War I Cemetery Records: Resource list

Military Records by State
National World War I Museum

Burial cards and death files


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, Nationwide Gravesite Locator
All burials at National Cemeteries administered by the U.S. federal government

WWI Burial Cards (searchable)
Military burial cards for most of the WWI deceased who died overseas

American Battle Monuments Commission, Burial Search
For U.S. World War I and World War II burials overseas

Museums and Collections

Hoboken Historical Museum, Archives and Research Center

National World War I Museum – Online Collections


(For purchase)

Budreau, Lisa M. Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America. New York: New York University Press, 2010.

Fitzpatrick, Kevin. World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2017.

McMahon, Dr. Margaret M. Guide to the U.S. Pioneer Infantry Regiments in WWI. CreateSpace, 2018.

McMahon, Dr. Margaret M. Researching Your U.S. WWI Army Ancestors. CreateSpace, 2016.

Sledge, Michael. Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

(Available online)

With the Army at Hoboken
Captain King Snell