Brunk, Houston Neal.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Brunk

(first name): Houston

(middle name): Neel

Date of birth

(month): February

(day): 6th

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Bland

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: William S. Brunk

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Nancy C. Banes

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): none

Married: yes Sept 26th

year: 1917

at: Bland, Virginia

To (maiden name): Genoa H. Davis

Born: Jan 24th

year: 1901

at: Long Spur, Va

Children

(name): Robt Bruce Brunk

Born: Nov 8th

year: 1918

at: Long Spur, Va

Children

(name): Levina Elizabeth Brunk

Born: June 17th

year: 1920

at: Long Spur, Va

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): Common School

(College): none

Education

(University): none

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: Self

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Long Spur

(county): Bland

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Long Spur

(county): Bland

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date):

at (place): Bland, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

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WAR RECORD

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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): :

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Humphrey

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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::

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Opposed to military service, especially when compulsory

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: mentally I was apparently benefitted; physically I lost weight and strength

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

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

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?: None, same opinions as 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): Long Spur Va.

on (date): October 15th

year: 1921

(full name): Houston Neel Brunk

(rank): Pvt

(branch of service): Infantry

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

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