France, Military Enlistees and Conscripts of Nord
Military enlistment was voluntary in France from 1815-1872. In 1872, conscription was instituted for young men requiring an enlistment of 5 years for those selected. The required length of service was shortened to 3 years in 1913. In 1923, after World War I, this was shortened to 18 months, and it was again shortened to 1 year in 1928.
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- Charles Augustin Daniel VincentDraft registration: 1894Charles Augustin Daniel Vincent was a French teacher and politician. He was a deputy from 1910 to 1927, then a senator from 1927 to 1941. During World War I (1914–18) he served as an aviator, then as under secretary of state for Aviation.(Wikipedia)
- France, Military Conscripts of Seine 801,492 records
France, Military Death Index, 1914-1961 FREE5,332,260 records
- France, Nord Civil Deaths, 1820-1935 6,860,945 records
- France, Nord Civil Births, 1820-1915 6,786,995 records
- France, Nord Civil Marriages, 1792-1937 5,423,678 records
- France, Saône-et-Loire, Military Conscriptions 244,796 records
- France, Vienne, Military Draft Cards 436,542 records
- France, Rhône, Military Registration Cards 61,389 records
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