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NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS AND DEATHS IN SERVICE DURING ALL • WARS, THE KOREAN CONFLICT PERIOD, AND THE VIETNAM ERA;

NUMBER OF LIVING VETERANS, AND VETERANS AND DEPENDENTS ON COMPENSATION AND PENSION ROLLS, JULY 1, 1995

American Revolution (1775–1784)

(Union) articipants ...... 290,000 Participants ..

2,213,000 eaths in service....... 4,000 Deaths in service.....

364,000 ast veteran died Apr.5,1869.......Age 109 Last Union veteran died Aug. 2, ast widow died Nov. 11, 1906. ..Age 92

1956 ......

Age 109 ast dependent died Apr. 25,

Veterans and Dependents on 1911 ....

Age 90

Compensation and Pension Rolls War of 1812 (1812–1815) Surviving spouses

2 articipants .... 287,000 Children

22 eaths in service.

2,000

Spanish-American War (1898–1902) ast veteran died May 13, 1905 ....

Age 105
Participants ..

392,000 ast widow died June 28,

Deaths in service...

11,000 1936....

Age unknown

Last veteran died Sept. 10,

1992 ..... ast dependent died Mar. 12,

Age 106 1946 ...

Age 89

Veterans and Dependents on Indian Wars (Approx. 1817–1898)

Compensation and Pension Rolls 'articipants .....

106,000
Surviving spouses.

1,131 Children ...

425 leaths in service...........

1,000 ast veteran died June 18,

World War I (1917-1918)
1973 .....

.... Age 101
Participants .......

4,744,000 Veterans and Dependents on

Deaths in service.......

116,000 Compensation and Pension Rolls

Living veterans ..

13,000 urviving spouses .....

3 Veterans and Dependents on Children

2 Compensation and Pension Rolls Mexican War (1846–1848) Parents ....

4 'articipants .....

79,000
Surviving spouses

78,909

Children leaths in service........... 13,000

8,295

Veterans ..... ast veteran died Sept. 3,

2,838 1929...

Age 98

World War II (Sept. 16, 1940-July 25, ast widow died June. 20,

1947)
1963 ........

....... Age 89
Participants ..

: 16,535,000 ast dependent died Nov. 1,

Deaths in service..

406,000 1962 ......

...... Age 94
Living veterans.

6c7,433,000 Veterans and Dependents on

Veterans and Dependents on Compensation and Pension Rolls

Compensation and Pension Rolls jurviving spouses.

475
Parents .....

6,019 Children.

28
Surviving spouses

327,885 Veterans

29
Children

22,128 Civil War (1861–1865)

Veterans

960,910 (Confederate)

Korean Conflict (June 27, 1950-Jan. Participants ..... *1,000,000

31, 1955) Deaths in service.. *133,821 Participants ..

206,807,000 Last Confederate veteran died

Deaths in service..

55,000 Mar. 16, 1958. ..... Age 112 Living veterans ..

bcei 4,499,000

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NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS AND DEATHS IN SERVICE DURING ALL

WARS, THE KOREAN CONFLICT PERIOD, AND THE VIETNAM ERA; NUMBER OF LIVING VETERANS, AND VETERANS AND DEPENDENTS ON COMPENSATION AND PENSION ROLLS, JULY 1, 1996—Continued

Veterans and Dependents on Compensation and Pension Rolls Parents .....

3,782 Surviving spouses

71,616 Children

5,317 Veterans..

290,380 Vietnam Era (Aug. 5, 1964-May 7,

1975) Participants ......

19,200,000 Deaths in service......

109,000 Living veterans... ..... behi8,273,000

Veterans and Dependents on Compensation and Pension Rolls Parents ......

9,425 Surviving spouses

90,683 Children

18,807 Veterans..

766,393 Persian Gulf War (Aug. 2, 1990-date) Participants.....

Living veterans..... ........ hi 1,450,000

Veterans and Dependents on Compensation and Pension Rolls Parents .......

263 Surviving spouses

2,636 Children

4,103 Veterans...

134,376 America's War Totals Through July

1, 1995 Participants**

141,746,000 Deaths in service....

81,087,526 Living war veterans.. 20,169,000 Living ex-servicemembers.... 26,198,000 Total Veterans and Dependents on

Compensation and Pension Rolls Parents

123,406 Surviving spouses.

1612,743 Children.

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13,700,000 Deaths in service........

86,526

* 70,501 Veterans

12,668,576

Living veterans does not include World War I veterans with military service in other eras. ** Persons who served in more than one war period are counted only once.

*Authoritative statistics for Confederate forces not available. Estimated 28,000 Confederate personnel died in Union prisons.

* Children connotes a minor or a helpless adult.
• Includes 1,476,000 who served in World War II and the Korean conflict.
Includes 217,000 who served in World War II, the Korean conflict, and the Vietnam era.
• Includes 518,000 who served in both World War II and the Korean conflict.
* Includes 887,000 served in the Korean conflict and the Vietnam era.
• Includes 303,000 who served in both the Korean conflict and the Vietnam era.
+ Thru end of December 1995.
During fiscal years 1991 thru 1995 for Persian Gulf War.
Includes 244,000 who served in both Persian Gulf War and the Vietnam era.
i Includes small number who served in the Persian Gulf War, Vietnam era, and the Korean conflict.

Includes 513,644 peacetime veterans with service between January 31, 1955, and August 5, 1964; peacetime veterans with service beginning after May 7, 1975, and all other peacetime periods; 5 World War I Retired Emergency Officers and 1 Peacetime Special Act.

* Includes 11,374 children of deceased peacetime veterans.
Includes 3,913 parents of deceased peacetime veterans.
m Includes 39,403 surviving spouses of deceased peacetime veterans.

NOTE: Figures on the number of living veterans reflect final 1990 Census data and include only veterans living in the U.S. Detail may not add to total due to rounding.

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501(a).
501(b).
501(c).
501(d)
502.
503(a).
503(b)
503(c).
505.
510.
511
512

.210(c)(1)
.210(cX1)

.223(a)
.223(b)

.223(c)
.210(c)(2)
.210(c)(3XA)
..210(c)(3)(B)

..211(b) .21066X1), (2)

.211(a)

..212

515(a)
515(b)..
521
522
523
525
527
529
541
542

..213 .224 .236 .216 .217 .220 .215 .219 .214 .221 .222

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CHAPTER 9-SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ON PROPERTY UNDER THE

JURISDICTION OF THE DEPARTMENT

901 902 903

.218(a) ..218(b) .218(c)

904 905.

.218(d) ..218(e)

PART II-GENERAL BENEFITS CHAPTER 11-COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATH

1101 1102 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1121 1122 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135

.301 .302 .310 311 .312 .313 314 .315 .316 321 .322 .331 332 .333 334 .335

1137 1141 1142 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163

.337 .341 342 .351 .352 .353 354 .355 .357 .358 .359 .360 .361

362

.363

CHAPTER 13—DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE

CONNECTED DEATHS

1315

1316 ......

1301
1302
1304
1310
1311
1312
1313
1314

..401
402
404
410
..411
.412
.413
..414

1317
1318
1321
1322
1323

415
416
..417
..418
421
..422
423

CHAPTER 15-PENSION FOR NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATH OR FOR

SERVICE

1501 1502 1503 1504 1505 1506

501 .502 ..503 504 .505 .506

1507 1508 1511 1512 1521 1522

.507 .S08 .511 .512 .521 .522

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