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Fold3 Library Edition: Korean War

Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives.

Where to Search

Korean War records may be searched within Fold3 Library Edition in a number of ways:

  1. The Home and Search tabs allow you to search across all data collections in Fold3 Library Edition, including Korean War records by First Name and Last Name.
  2. From the Home Search page or the Search tab search page, locate and click on Korean War found in the lower center page to Search by name, Browse Popular, New & Updated records or Browse all Korean War Titles.
  3. Select "Popular" located under Korean War to browse or search the most viewed records and narrow your search to only these types of records.
  4. Select "New and Updated" located under the Korean War search box to browse or search newly added or newly updated records and narrow your search to only these records.
  5. Locate and click on Korean War in the main Search box to search all records by First Name and Last Name, or access Advanced search options by clicking the Search icon.

Korean War

Along with American Battle Monuments Commission records for 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. Korean War casualties information on each casualty may include name, service prefix and number, grade, branch, place and date of casualty, state and county of residence, type of casualty, casualty group, place and date of disposition, year of birth (for deceased casualties only), military occupational specialty, unit number, race, and disposition of evacuations. There are 27,727 records for Army personnel who died, including personnel who died while POW or MIA. The remaining 82,248 records are for nonfatal Army casualties.