Background to this soldier prior to enlistment
Place of birth - Where was he born?
Was he living in a rural area or in the city?
Date of birth - When was he born?
Occupation - What was his occupation?
Schooling - Did he go to school?
Family - Who were his family members?
Religion - Did he believe in any religion?
Did he have good living conditions?
Was he married?
The experiences of the soldier in the war
Embarkment and Disembarkment
Date of the embarkment - When did he embark on the ship?
Date of disembarkment - When did he disembark from the ship?
Place of embarkment - Where did he embark?
Place of disembarkment - Where did he disembark?
When was his death officially recorded or reported?
Reason for death - Why or how did he die?
Date death - When did he die?
Place of death - Where did he die?
Where was he buried?
In the war
Did he transfer his unit in the war?
What was his unit?
Where was his unit?
What was his rank?
Did he get any disease or injuries in the war?
Had he lost friends or family members during the war?
Reasons for joining the war - Why did he join the war?
Was he forced to join the war or was it voluntary?
Place of enlistment - Where was he enlisted?
Date of enlistment - When was he enlisted?
Were any of his friends, acquaintance or family enlisted as well?
Was he considered healthy to be enlisted?
Impact of the soldier's enlistment on his local community
Impact towards families of the soldiers - How would their experience affect their families?
What happened to his belongings after he died?
Places where the soldier fought
Locations - What locations did he go to?