Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 10326

Wasatch County (Utah). County Recorder Military discharges

Dates: 1919-1954.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

Since 1923, Utah Code has provided that upon presentation, the county recorder shall record honorable discharges from the military, naval or marine service of the United States, and any orders, citations, and decorations of honor relating to a person while in the military service of the United States (Utah Code, 17-21-14, 2000). Military discharge records include extensive personal information, as well as military service and discharge information. With the exception of a few discharges issued in the early 1940s, all documents in this series relate to World War I veterans.

Arrangement

Chronological according to date recorded.

Related Records

Official records from Wasatch County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 7056, contains a variety of records for which the county recorder was responsible. Additional discharges, especially from later time period may be included.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Wasatch County military discharges were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah in August 1966 and processed by Rosemary Cundiff in July 2000.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Index by surname is included.

Indexing Terms

  • World War, 1914-1918--Wasatch County (Utah)--Veterans.
  • World War, 1939-1945--Wasatch County (Utah)--Veterans.
  • Military discharge--Utah--Wasatch County.
  • Soldiers--Utah--Wasatch County.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1919-1954