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Blackwell, James Leonard.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: I was given deferred classification but would have been back had the war continued

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Excellent mental & physical training

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?:

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?:

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:

Signed at (place): Appomattox Va

on (date): 23 day of Aug.

year: 1921

(full name): James Leonard Blackwell

(rank): Private

(branch of service): 8th Training Division

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

Last edit 4 months ago by Katherine Philbin
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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Blackwell

(first name): James

(middle name): Leonard

Date of birth

(month): July

(day): 27

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Appomattox

(county):

(state): Va

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Allen E Blackwell

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Cornelious Woolnidy

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: no

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To (maiden name):

Born:

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Children

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Children

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Children

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory): yes

(College): no

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: Joel T. Cawthorn

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Appomattox

(county):

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Appomattox

(county):

(state): Va

Last edit 4 months ago by Katherine Philbin
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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Sept 5 1918

at (place): Camp Lee Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the :

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 30 Co.

(regiment): 8th Training Batallion

(division): 155 Depot Brigade

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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to (date):

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date):

Participated in the following engagements:

Cited, decorated, or otherwise honored for distinguished services (give circumstantial accounts of exploits, including dates and places where performed, also by whom and in what manner the honors were bestowed): :

Killed in action, killed by accident, died of wounds, died of disease, wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, taken prisoner:

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Under medical care:-

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability):

Arrived at (American port): Camp Lee Va

on (ship):

Date: Sept 13 1918

(from):

Discharged from service at (place):

(date):

as a (rank):

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::

Last edit 4 months ago by Katherine Philbin

Bondurant, Thomas James.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bondurant

(first name): Thomas

(middle name): James

Date of birth

(month): May

(day): 6

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town): Nelson

(county):

(state): Va

(country): U.S. of A.

Name of father: J. David Bondurant

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Willie E Carter

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: No

year:

at:

To (maiden name):

Born:

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Children

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Children

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): public school

(College):

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: Worked for myself

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Appomattox

(county):

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Concord

(county): Appomattox

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 18, 1918

at (place): Appomattox Va

as a (rank):

in the: Infantry

section of the : U.S. Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 40th

(regiment): 10th [yr?]

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee

From (date): May 26, 1918

to (date): Oct 9, 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Amatol, N.J.

From (date): Oct 9, 1918

to (date): Dec 23, 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Dix, N.J.

From (date): Dec 23, 1918

to (date): Jan 1, 1919

Transferred to:-

Company:

Regiment:

Division: 155th Depot Brigade

Ship:

Date:

New Location: Camp Lee

Company: 20th

Regiment: 5th Battalion

Division: Inf. Replacement Troops

Ship:

Date:

New Location: Camp Lee

Company: Co. E

Regiment: 17th Battalion

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location: Camp Lee

Promoted:-

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to (rank):

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Embarked from (port): Did not embark

on (ship):

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and arrived at (foreign port):

Proceeded from :

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to:

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

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to (date):

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date):

Participated in the following engagements:

Cited, decorated, or otherwise honored for distinguished services (give circumstantial accounts of exploits, including dates and places where performed, also by whom and in what manner the honors were bestowed): :

Killed in action, killed by accident, died of wounds, died of disease, wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, taken prisoner:

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Under medical care:-

Name of hospital:

Location: Camp Lee

From (date): 2 weeks in September

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location: Camp Lee

From (date): 2 weeks in October

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): no

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship):

Date:

(from):

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Dix, N.J.

(date): Jan 1, 1919

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: None

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::

Last edit 4 months ago by Katherine Philbin
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: I felt in [sic] my duty to go

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: No effect mentally Camp drilling proved too severe and weakened me physically

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?:

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?:

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:

Signed at (place): Appomattox Co.

on (date): Aug 25

year: 1921

(full name): Thomas James Bondurant

(rank): Private

(branch of service):

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

Last edit 4 months ago by Katherine Philbin

Caldwell, Lyle Foster.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

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.]

Children

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Born:

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Children

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory): Grammer School

(College):

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: farming

employer: self, since I was 21

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): Spout Spring

(town): Appomattox

(county):

Present home address

(street number): Appomattox

(town):

(county): Appomattox

(state):

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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

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

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

(regiment):

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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

From (date): Sept 6, 1918

to (date): Dec 17, 1918

School, camp, station, ship: when discharged

From (date):

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

Transferred to:-

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Promoted:-

From (rank):

to (rank):

Date:

From (rank):

to (rank):

Date:

Embarked from (port):

on (ship):

(date):

and arrived at (foreign port):

Proceeded from :

to:

(date):

From:

to:

(date):

From:

to:

(date):

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Last edit 4 months ago by Ed Jordan
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