Cheatham, Elliott.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cheatham

(first name): Elliott

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Date of birth

(month): February

(day): 25th

(year): 1900

Place of Birth

(town): Barton Polk

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(state): Florida

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Saml Dabney Cheatham

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: DeCota Page

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Presbyterian

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Previous military service or training: Augusta Military Academy Ft Depravie

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(Preparatory): Grammar & High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Student

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number): R.F.D. #2

(town): Appomattox

(county): Appomattox

Present home address

(street number): 311 Porke St,

(town): Kacksonville [Jacksonville]

(county): Duval

(state): Florida

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Oct 9, 1918

at (place): Charlottesville Va.

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in the: SATC

section of the : US Army

Identification number: 1-5122101

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School, camp, station, ship: University of Va Section "A"

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farmer, Souanean, clerical

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Didn't get enough before armistice and got too much the next minute

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Before the armistice good after dice and cards

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What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?:

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

Additional data: discharged Dec 18, 1918

Signed at (place): Jacksonville Fla

on (date): August 19

year: 1921

(full name): Elliott Cheatham

(rank): Private

(branch of service): S.A.F.C.

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

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