National Archives and Records Administration. World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. Register, World War II Dead Interred in American Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil and World War II and Korea Missing or Lost or Buried at Sea. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.
The most destructive and far-ranging war in human history, World War II claimed the lives of countless millions. This database is a listing of American servicemen who fought in the Second World War or the Korean Conflict and were interred outside of the contiguous forty-eight states. Each entry provides the individual's name, rank, unit, death date, and location of interment (listed as monument). Additionally, place of induction into the service is provided along with a list of awards presented by the military. Containing the names of nearly 160,000 men, this can be a helpful tool in finding ancestors who fought in either World War II or the Korean Conflict.
The records in this database were taken from RG330 in the National Archives.
This database may not contain all U.S. servicemen who died in either the Second World War or the Korean Conflict and were interred outside of the contiguous United States.