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Military Records: World War II

The Kansas Historical Society holds a wealth of information about military engagements and those who participated in them. The society’s library, manuscripts, and State Archives holdings contain documents and publications that describe Kansas soldiers and Kansas conflicts.

This finding aid lists state archives materials regarding World War II that are useful for genealogical research. Please refer to the correspondence policy for information on how to request copies of original documents.

Armed forces personnel who served between September 16, 1940, and June 30, 1946. 5 boxes. Lists of armed forces personnel including name, order number, branch of service, date of induction or enlistment, county of residence, etc. Arranged by county and surname. 31-04-08-01 to 31-04-08-05. Search this database here.

The society’s Military history manuscripts collection, no. 617, also may hold documents of interest to genealogists. A finding aid to the collection is available in the Research Room.

General Information about Kansas Historical Society Military Records

Other Military and Service Records (multiple conflicts or time periods)