Upon acceptance of the genealogical proofs provided by the descendant of a qualifying veteran, the member receives a numbered and dated certificate bearing their name and the name of their World War II veteran ancestor.
The names and individual service information of the veterans, and the names of the members of the Sons & Daughters will be listed in an online
CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP
For individuals demonstrating lineal descent through birth or adoption from a qualifying World War II veteran and wishing to establish genealogically accepted ancestry.
For individuals demonstrating collateral descent through birth, adoption or marriage from a qualifying veteran.
For individuals presenting the qualifying veteran listed above for inclusion in the records of the Sons & Daughters of World War II Veterans as a friend, with no claim of descent.
For Lineal, Collateral or Memorial Members who further support the purposes of the society by a gift of at least $100 to the Sons & Daughters Of World War II Charter Fund.
BASIC MEMBERSHIP FEE
A one-time certification fee of $125.00 is asked for the first or Primary Applicant.
Families receive a discounted rate!!
Individuals related to a Primary Applicant (defined as and limited to: brothers, sisters, and lineal descendants such as children, grandchildren, etc.) and submitted on the Primary Applicant's original application are a reduced Supplemental Membership fee of only $25.00 each.
Become a Charter Member:
Receive this extra designation by a donation of at least $100 to the Society's Charter Fund - Available only during our Founding Decade, 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2020.
THE CHARTER FUND
The Sons & Daughters of World War II Veterans Charter Fund has been established to provide income for the accomplishment of the Society's purposes. The income shall be used for the operations of the society and shall be awarded to projects, programs and exhibits that will perpetuate the story of the sacrifices of the American generation that fought and won World War II, in particular, through World War II museums, memorials and research institutions.