Utah Code states 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. County recorders' copies are considered evidence with the same effect as the original (Utah Code, 17-21-14, 2000). Military discharge records include extensive personal information, as well as mlitary service and discharge information. Most discharges in this series relate to veterans of World War II or the Korean War. A few World War I discharges are scattered throughout the series.; For records created from 1944 to 1953, arrangement is according to branch of service, army, navy, marine corps and coast guard, thereunder chronological..; Historical Note; Gaps in Series; Military discharges; Index; book 1, Army p 1-595; Navy p 1-115; Marine Corps p 1-34; Coast Guard p 1-2; book 2, Army p 566-1000; Navy, p 116-399; Coast Guard p 3-7; book 3, Army p 1001-1176; book 3, Army p 1177-2168; Navy p 400-581; Marines p 35-125; C.G., p 9-16; book 4; book 5
Politics, Government, and Law; Military; World War, 1914-1918—Carbon County (Utah)—Veterans.; World War, 1939-1945—Carbon County (Utah)—Veterans.; Military discharge—Utah—Carbon County.; Soldiers—Utah—Carbon County.; UMAbroad--Politics, Government, and Law; UMAnarrow--Military
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Official records from Carbon County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 83868, contains a variety of records for which the county recorder was responsible. Additional military discharges may be included.