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In 1917 and 1918, over twenty-four million men registered for the draft for World War I. There were three draft registrations. The first was on June 5, 1917, and was for all men between the ages of 21 and 31. The second was on June 5, 1918, and required the registration of those who attained age 21 after June 5, 1917. A supplemental registration was held on August 24, 1918 for those who become 21 years old after June 5, 1918. The third registration was held on September 12, 1918 for men aged 18 through 45. The registration included all men, whether native born, naturalized, or alien.
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