Barger, John William.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Barger

(first name): John

(middle name): William

Date of birth

(month): February

(day): 18

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Burkes Garden

(county): Tazewell Co.

(state): Va.

(country): USA

Name of father: George W. Barger

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Annie B. Walker

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Lutheran

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: no

College Fraternities: no

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: no

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Ceres

(county): Bland

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Ceres

(county): Bland

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): August 2

at (place): Bland

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 40

(regiment): Depot Service Co A.S.C.

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Lee

From (date): August 2

to (date): Oct 28 - 1918

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From (rank): none

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Embarked from (port): New Port News

on (ship): U.S.S. Pastories

(date): October 28

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest France

(date): Nov. 9, 1918

Proceeded from : Brest

to: St Aganus

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From: St Aganus

to: Saubine

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From: Saubin

to: Grosrouvres

(date): Dec 3, 1918

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Grosrouvres

From (date): Dec 3, 1918

to (date): April 15, 1919

Country: France

Place: Toul

From (date): April 15 1919

to (date): May 14, 1919

Country: France

Place: Neuechateau

From (date): May 14, 1919

to (date): July 3, 1919

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: was ready to go.

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

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: none

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?: Benefited to some extent

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): Ceres Va

on (date): Sept 26

year: 1921

(full name): John William Barger

(rank): Pvt.

(branch of service): Depot Service Co. 40 Army Service Corps

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

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