Hoover, George P.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Hoover

(first name): George

(middle name): P.

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 11

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): McDowell

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(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.

Name of father: Feller Hoover

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Maiden name of mother: Anna Smith

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Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Drunhard

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): 2 yrs pen school

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Warm Springs Virginia

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Present home address

(street number):

(town): Warm Springs

(county): Bath

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 25 July 1917

at (place): Staunton, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Guards

Identification number: 1287102

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. "K"

(regiment): 1st Va. Reg

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan Co. A 116 U.S. Inf., Anniston, Ala.

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, N.J.

on (ship): S.S. Finland

(date): 6-15-17

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire France

(date): 6-28-18

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Place: Seagull

From (date): 11-21-18

to (date): 4-14-19

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Center Sector Haute Alsace

(date): August 20 - 1918 Sept. 29 - 1918

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): : no

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

Nature of casuality: none

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

Arrived at (American port): Newport News

on (ship): S.S. Matsonia

Date: 5-20-19

(from): St. Nazaire

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee, Virginia

(date): May 28, 1919

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Poultryman

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:: no

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Good.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: My experience in training in the U.S. was a help physical

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: none

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: no

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

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

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

Additional data: (Potographs) Have none that were taken before the war am enclosing one in uniform taken after the war.

Signed at (place): Camp Lee, Virginia

on (date): May 28

year: 1919

(full name): George P{?} Hoover

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Infantry

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: none

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Transcription:: (PHOTO) Man in WWI uniform with hat and rifle, standing between a table with floral bouquet and fringed tablecloth, and a cushioned chair.

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