Alaska, State Archives (Juneau), Coroner's Inquests - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Alaska, State Archives (Juneau), Coroner's Inquests, 1913-1958
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Alaska, 
United States
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Location of Alaska
Record Description
Record Type Discharge Records
Collection years 1913-1958
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Alaska State Archives, Juneau, Alaska


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Discharge service records for Alaska servicemen in the Armed Forces years 1898-1934 and World War I years 1917-1919. Digital images of the originals are held by the Alaska State Archives in Juneau, AK.

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  • Name
  • Place of enlistment
  • Rank
  • Discharge date

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