My Doughboy's Story

A hour and 40 minute webinar in which I will guide you through the reconstruction of several WWI Army soldiers using online records and records you may have at home.

Did all the records burn?

Have you struggled to learn anything about your WWI Army soldier? Were you told his record burned at the NPRC? Have you given up hope of learning anything? Hope is here! Did you know there is a strategy to research military service correctly, that is easy to learn so you don't waste time and money? Would you like to know how to reconstruct your WWI Army soldier’s service using online records so you can then obtain unit level records to put their story into context? If so, this webinar is for you! 

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What's Included In The Webinar?

Did you know you can reconstruct World War I Army service online right now? You may not learn all the details of your veteran's service history, but you will learn enough to tell a story and access unit records, even if the service file burned!  In this program you’ll explore:

  • How to create a timeline of service with the information you have plus what you'll discover online.
  • Worksheets to help you start any WWI or WWII research project. This webinar is focused on WWI Army but the strategies and basic records apply to both wars and all branches.
  • Live demonstrations of how to use vital databases at FamilySearch, Ancestry, NARA, and Fold3 to start your reconstruction of service timeline.
  • A look at additional records you may discover online or offline related to our honored war dead.
  • Next steps. Where do you go once you have a timeline of service? What else can be discovered online?
  • Resources to discover offline information.

You will walk away from this program with actionable steps to reconstruct the military service of your WWI Army veteran using online sources. The best part????? These databases and skills will help you research your WWII Army or Air Corps/Army Air Force veteran when those records are finished being digitized and placed online also!

Everything you learn in this webinar can be applied to WWII.

Access to product is 6 months.

This Webinar Is For You If...

  • You are interested in learning how to reconstruct military service for your WWI Army soldier.
  •  Would like to learn my 2-part strategy to research any veteran and not waste time and money.
  • Are unsure what exists beyond the service file (OMPF) that can help you learn more about your veteran's experience.
  • Want to tell the stories of your family's war dead.
Yes I want in!

I'm Jennifer Holik

I'm Jennifer, I help people identify and release ancestral beliefs, behaviors, patterns, and traumas that hold them back from creating their most abundant, amazing life.

Guided by my military ancestors, more than 25 years ago, I stepped on the family & military history research trail. That journey allowed me to connect more deeply with my ancestors, spirit guides, angels, and others beyond the veil. I created a genealogy business which quickly transformed into a military research, speaking, and writing business. Explore military research articles, videos, records, resources, and my books at the WWII Research & Writing Center.

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