Military ancestor

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Hi,

About the United States World War I Draft Registration Card 1917-1918? Does it mean they took part of the war mentionned?
WikiTree profile: Gaston Bouthillette
in The Tree House by Josée Bouthillette G2G6 Mach 1 (10.3k points)
No, not necessarily.

There are World War I draft registrations for about 24,000,000 men. About half of the 4,800,000 men who served were drafted.
Hummm, that's what I thought, but thank's for the help! ☺️

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You would need to find other military records or death record to give you a better idea.
by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80790592/gaston-bouthillette

Name: Gaston Bouthillette
Birth Date: 1897
Death Date: 1949
Burial Place: Rhode Island, USA
Cemetery: ST JAMES CEMETERY
Cemetery Number: LN001
Section: C
Lot: ROWE
Map: 00001
Condition: good
Stone Material: polished granite
Shape: round top
Carving: cross
Legibility: good
Number of Graves on Stone: 2
Stone Height: 25
Stone Width: 19
Grave Last Seen Date: 1995
Notes: Ref: 1
Transcribed by: AFGS

Source Information

Ancestry.com. Web: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Thank's for the help!

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