Some records in this category include specific details about the casualty in addition to military information like rank, military duty or occupation, and military unit. Some also contain biographical information like birth date and place, parents', spouses' and dependents' names, and residence. In the case of burial records, in addition to veterans, you may find the records of spouses and dependents in veterans' cemeteries.
If your ancestor gave his or her life or was injured, captured, or missing in service of country, casualty records can be a good source of information.
In addition to learning more about the circumstances, casualty records can also include biographical details that can help with your research.