North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index and images of WWII Selective Service records from these North Carolina counties:

Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Burke, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Forsyth, Gaston, Gates, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, and Iredell.


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[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from North Carolina Selectice Service Records?[/su_heading]

Discharge and Statement of Service

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Death date and place
  • Residence
  • Names of parents
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Details about military service


[su_heading size=”18″]How Can WWII Selective Service Records Help Me Find Other Records?[/su_heading]

With this information you may be able to:

  • Use the names, residence and dates to locate census, church and land records
  • Use the information found to search for other military records
  • Use the information found to search additional state and county records



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