AGENCY: Carbon County (Utah). County Recorder
TITLE: Military discharges
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological in recording date order.
DESCRIPTION: 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.
May Transfer to Archives.
RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION
These records are in Archives' permanent custody.
Microfilm master: For records beginning in 1944 and continuing to the present. Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.
Microfilm duplicate: For records beginning in 1944 and continuing to the present. Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.
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