This is my great grandfather’s WW1 draft registration card. Family members do not believe that he ever actually served in the armed forces. This document, however, provides useful about him.
- This document was apparently filled out on 12 Sep 1918.
- William Street claims that he was born 23 Jan 1880.
- His age at the time of registration was 38 years.
- He claims to be a citizen of England.
- He claims that his occupation was that of “Laborer” for (Sunderland Brothers Company?) located at 20th and (Center?) in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
- He was identified as having gray eyes and dark brown hair.
- He lists his address as being 3211 Leavenworth (Street?) Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
- He lists Caroline Street as living at the same address.
The original source documents were obtained through Ancestry.com and are provided below (please see detailed citation information at bottom of page).
Registration State: Nebraska; Registration County: Douglas; Roll: 1711762; Draft Board: 4
Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.