Source Information

Kansas Historical Society Kansas, U.S., Enrollment of World War I Veterans, 1930 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data:

Enrollment of World War One Veterans or Their Widows and Orphans, 1930. 43 rolls. Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas.

About Kansas, U.S., Enrollment of World War I Veterans, 1930

This database contains forms used to enroll eligible Kansans for World War I veterans’ benefits. Forms were to be filled out by anyone who had served in any branch of service during World War I or by a widow or child under sixteen whose deceased husband or father had served. The forms asked for the following details:

  • name
  • branch of service
  • address
  • widow’s name (if applicable)
  • names and addresses of orphan children under 16
  • rank at discharge
  • whether wounded or injured (in service) or deceased
  • American Legion post if a member