Coleman, Charlie A.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Coleman

(first name): Charlie

(middle name): A

Date of birth

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Place of Birth

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Name of father:

Birthplace (country):

Maiden name of mother:

Birthplace (country):

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination):

Married: No

year:

at:

To (maiden name):

Born:

year:

at:

Children

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Born:

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Children

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Born:

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at:

Children

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Born:

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory):

(College):

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: Foreman

employer: Dupont Power Works

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town):

(county): Bath

Present home address

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date):

at (place): Covington

as a (rank):

in the: infantry

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1288737

Assigned originally to

(company): H

(regiment): 1st

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan

From (date): 26 Sept 1917

to (date): 11 June 1918

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship:

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to (date):

Transferred to:-

Company: H

Regiment: 116

Division: 29

Ship:

Date: Oct 4 1917

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Promoted:-

From (rank): illegible

to (rank): cargo area

Date:

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to (rank):

Date:

Embarked from (port):

on (ship): SS Ferdinand

(date): June 14 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire June 28 1918

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

to:

(date): July 1, 1918

From:

to:

(date):

From:

to:

(date): Sept 26

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place:

From (date): January 21

to (date): May 9 1918

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to (date):

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): July 26th

Participated in the following engagements: Meuse Argonne Offensive attack (mallbank?) hill Oct 8 1918 battle (malvitle farm?) Oct 10 1918 illegible Oct 11 1918

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: killed in action

(place): illegible

(date): Oct 20 1918

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(place):

(date):

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Under medical care:-

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to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship):

Date:

(from):

Discharged from service at (place):

(date):

as a (rank):

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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?:

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

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):

on (date):

year:

(full name):

(rank):

(branch of service):

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

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