If you are searching for an ancestor who fought in World War One, the Red Cross Military Files are a valuable resource. During the war the Red Cross provided vital services for prisoners of war, and wounded or missing soldiers.
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers were engaged in
the war effort under the Red Cross supervision and often this resulted
in records being kept of the volunteers and soldiers. Not all Red Cross
records in all countries have survived and in some countries the records
were never made. However some countries’ files have been digitized and
are available online.
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