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.
Military casualty records document the names and sometimes the circumstances of those people who either died or were injured while fighting a war.
From these records you can often find details about the event including where, how and when it happened and who was involved.