World War I Selective Service System
Note: although this card was signed by Giuseppantonio Iacovelli, it was filled in by the registrar George Madara, as the handwriting of the document clearly shows.
Form 1 1796 REGISTRATION CARD No. 198
1 Name in full Geo Iacovelli
Age, in yrs. 22
2 Home address 412 S third st
3 Date of birth (Month, Day, Year)
March 13 1895
4 Are you (1) a natural born citizen, (2) a naturalized citizen, (3) an alien, (4) or have you declared your Intention (specify which)?
5 Where were you born (Town, State, Nation)?
6 If not a citizen, of what country are you a citizen or subject?
7 What is your present trade, occupation, or office?
8 By whom employed? campbell sup co Where employed?
9 Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support (specify which)?
10 Married or single (which)? Singel Race (specify which)?
11 What military service have you had? (Rank, branch, years, Nation or State)
12 Do you claim exemption from draft (specify grounds)?
I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.
(Signature or mark)
If person is of
tear off this
[Back of card]
1 Tall, medium, or short (specify which)? medium
Slender, medium, or stout (specify which)?
2 Color of eyes? Brown
Color of hair? Red
3 Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, or both eyes, or is he otherwise disabled (specify)?
Scar under chin
I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows:
(Signature of registrar)
City or County
Date of registration June 5 
Source: World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. New Jersey, Camden City, Local Board No. 1 (Code No. 29-3-7-A). National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, Roll NJ18
412 South 3rd Street,
Camden, New Jersey
Two of Giuseppantonio's brothers, Luigi and Michele, were also living at 412 S. 3rd Street (although the dates of birth recorded below are not the same as the dates of birth recorded in the Italian Civil Register). The first wife of Giuseppantonio's father Nicola Iacovelli died in August 1879; Nicola remarried in December of that same year.
• Luigi Iacovelli, born 27 November 1881. Labor, Victor Talking Mach. Co., Front + Market. Alien. Nearest relation: Pasquale Iacovelli at the same address. Registered: Sept. 12, 1918. Signed.
• Michele Iacovelli, born 13 June 1885. Labor, Penn. R.R. Co., Terminal Yard, Camden, Camden, NJ. Alien. Nearest relation: Tresina Iacovelli at the same address. Registered: Sept. 12, 1918.
Giuseppantonio's step-brother Pasquale Iacovelli and Pasquale's son Nicholas Anthony (Nicola) were also living at 412 S. 3rd Street.
• Pasquale Iacovelli, born 3 March 1877. Laborer, Pusey + Jones Co., Gloucester, NJ. Alien. Nearest relation: Maria Filippa Iacovelli. Registered: Sept. 12, 1918.
• Nicholas Anthony Iacovelli, born 3 November 1899. Rivet Counter, Pusey + Jones Co., Gloucester, NJ. Alien. Nearest relation: Mrs. Mary Iacovelli at the same address. Registered: Sept. 12, 1918. Signed.
Source: World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. New Jersey, Camden City, Local Board No. 1 (Code No. 29-3-7). National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509
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Last revised: 15 March 2007 : 2007-03-15 by Robert [Wesley] Angelo.