Ancestry.com New Content: Military Records, Virgin Islands Vaccination Journals, and the 1921 Census of Canada

From the November 1, 2013 posting on the Ancestry.com blog

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New records are piling up like the leaves on my front lawn.

Veterans Day has its roots in WWI, and we added several WWI-era databases last week. Georgia was home to more training camps than any other state during World War I; you’ll find more than 100,000 Georgia doughboys in Georgia, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919.

Moving on the next world conflict, on April 19, 1943, three young men ambushed the twentieth train transporting deportees from Mechelen to Auschwitz. The Belgium, The Twentieth Train, 1943, database lists the 1,638 deportees on that train.

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Author: Dale Meitzler

Dale R. Meitzler : Assisted the start up of Heritage Quest in 1985 and participated in seven years of non-stop Heritage Quest Road Shows. Dale managed the warehouse at Heritage Creations, joined the U.S. Army in 2007, currently he manages warehouse operations and bookstore-vendor operations for Family Roots Publishing Company.

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