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Ancestry.com. Victimes faisant partie du personnel et des personnes à charge de l’armée américaine, de 1961 à 1981 [base de données en ligne]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005.
Données originales : National Archives and Records Administration. [File from the U.S. Army] Casualty Information System [Archival Database]; Records of Deceased Army Personnel, Deceased Dependents of Active-Duty Army Personnel, and Active-Duty Wounded Army Personnel, 1/1/1961 - 12/1981; Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

 Victimes faisant partie du personnel et des personnes à charge de l’armée américaine, de 1961 à 1981

This database contains information relating to U.S. Army personnel and their dependents (including active duty personnel, retired or separated personnel, reservists, and civilian employees) who were casualties (either killed or wounded) between 1961 and 1981. Although this database includes casualties worldwide, about 85 percent of the records are connected to the Vietnam Conflict, and therefore, are likely to be located in Southeast Asia. Information found in this database includes:

  • Name of Individual
  • Country of Casualty
  • Casualty Category (e.g., Battle Wounded, Non-Battle Dead)
  • Casualty Number (number assigned by the Adjutant General Center, Casualty Division to keep track of Southeast Asia casualties)
  • Category (or status) of Personnel
  • Military Grade
  • Military Classification (or relationship to military personnel if a dependent; this field will be blank if the individual or relative was not on active duty)
  • Current Casualty Status
  • Previous Casualty Status
  • Main Cause of Casualty
  • Related Cause of Casualty
  • Vehicle Type Involved in Casualty
  • Vehicle Position
  • Vehicle Ownership (Government, commercial, private, etc.)
  • Date of Casualty
  • Date Casualty Report was Processed
  • Province (of Southeast Asia country where casualty occurred)
  • Grid Coordinates (of location in Republic of Vietnam of dead or missing casualties)
  • Republic of Vietnam Report Control Number (for Southeast Asia casualties only)
  • Military Component (National Guard, Regular, Reserve, Temporary, or Unknown)
  • Military Duty or Occupation (for active duty personnel only)
  • Officer Branch
  • Source of Commission (Officers Candidate School, Reserve Officers Training Corps, U.S. Military Academy, Other, or Unknown)
  • Sex (not given for wounded)
  • Marital Status (not given for wounded)
  • Posthumous Promotion (does not apply to wounded and dependent casualties)
  • Race (American Indian, Caucasian, Malayan, Mongolian, Negro, or Unknown)
  • Religion
  • Home City of Individual (not given for wounded)
  • Home State of Individual (not given for wounded)
  • Date of Birth
  • Major Organization (by command or installation)
  • Tour Start Date, Retirement Date, or Separation Date (not given for wounded, or casualties in Southeast Asia)
  • Previous Casualty Country (this field should be the same as Country of Casualty if the casualty was previously reported)
  • Previous Casualty Category (this field should be the same as Casualty Category if the casualty was previously reported)
  • Card ID/Battle Determination (indicates if casualty is a confirmed or questionable battle casualty)

Note: Not all of these fields will be available or applicable to each entry in this database. This database does contain some errors and inconsistencies, as well as duplicate records.