Photos of WWII Navy Veterans
Oct12

Photos of WWII Navy Veterans

  Will there be a period photo of my veteran in his Navy military service record? This is a question that people ask me quite frequently. The answer is yes- in most cases. The photos within Navy military service records are always a very exciting find because they bring the veteran’s story to life unlike almost anything else that can be found within service records. The period photos in WWII Navy service records not only give us...

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The WWII Navy Report of Separation
Oct12

The WWII Navy Report of Separation

The Navy report of separation, or Navy discharge, is the most sought after document found in Navy service records. It is a crucial piece of documentation because it captures a substantial amount of information pertaining to the WWII Navy veteran’s complete career on one single piece of paper. The report of separation was issued to the Navy veteran upon completion of their service as a way to document and highlight elements of the...

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