Caldwell, Lyle Foster.

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STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Caldwell

(first name): Lyle

(middle name): Foster

Date of birth

(month): June

(day): 27

(year): 1897

Place of Birth

(town): Spout Spring

(county): Appomattox

(state): Va

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Wm B Caldwell

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Lougenia Clem Caldwell

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: Annie Lillian Carson

year: June 21, 1919

at: C.E. Carson's home

To (maiden name):

Born: Aug 25

year: 1898

at: Appomattox Ca [Va.]

Children

(name): Wm Carey Caldwell

Born: July 5

year: 1920

at: Appomattox Ca [Va.]

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(Preparatory): Grammer School

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Occupation before entry into service: farming

employer: self, since I was 21

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(street number): Spout Spring

(town): Appomattox

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Sept 6, 1918

at (place): Amp [Camp] Lee Va.

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : Regular Army

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(company): Co. D 10th Br. Repl Tr Center

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee, Va

From (date): Sept 6, 1918

to (date): Dec 17, 1918

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WAR RECORD

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farming

If a change of occupation was occasioned by reason of disability acquired in the service, describe the process of re-education and readjustment, and indicate the agencies or individuals chiefly instrumental in furnishing the new occupations::

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Willing to do my duty though not anxious to go

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Did not like camp Lee & health inpaired [impaired] considerably as result of exposure and sickness contracted in camp

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If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: Took no part

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: Widned [Widened] my vision & enlarged my experience practically no other effect

Photographs-- If possible enclose one taken before entering the service and one taken afterwards in uniform, both signed and dated.

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Signed at (place): Appomattox Va

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(full name): Lyle F. Caldwell

(rank): Pvt

(branch of service): Co D 10th Br, Repl Tr Center

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: From Soldier

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