5 Replies Latest reply on Jun 22, 2021 2:40 PM by Alice Lane

    Looking for Great-grandfather's WW1 draft registration card

    Chris Mantell Wayfarer

      My Great-grandfather lived in Chicago during WW1.  He had a different last name than what subsequent generations have been known as and, based on my research, started using a new name without ever having officially changed it with the government (as far as I can tell).  As I am working on my dual citizenship with Italy, having this draft registration card with his alias/new name on it would provide me the government documentation I need to show the consulate to make the link between him and me given the different last names.  So, I am trying to obtain two things:

       

      1.  the location of the World War 1 draft registration card in the archives

      2.  An official copy of the card with National Archives certification/stamp/letterhead etc

       

      My great-grandfather's name was Loreto Correri (alias Louis Mantell) and he lived in Chicago at the time of registration.  DOB: 9/9/1888.

       

      Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

       

      Chris Mantell