Crabtree, Alfred Charles.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Crabtree

(first name): Alfred

(middle name): Charles

Date of birth

(month): November

(day): 12th

(year): 1895

Place of Birth

(town): Ceres

(county): Bland

(state): Va

(country): United States

Name of father: Charles A. Crabtree

Birthplace (country): United States

Maiden name of mother: Susan Foglesong

Birthplace (country): United States

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: Odd Fellows

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Previous military service or training: Four months

Education

(Preparatory): High School

(College): Two years

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Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: Father

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): June 23, 1918

at (place): Bland Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number: 3625078

Assigned originally to

(company): E

(regiment): 163rd

(division): 41st

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee Va

From (date): July 4 1918

to (date): Sept. 1{5}, 1918

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Embarked from (port): Norfolk

on (ship): Koningdernederlanden

(date): September 15th

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest

(date): September 28th

Proceeded from : Pont Sevoy

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Country: France

Place: Bourre

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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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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Montraichard

Location: France

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken

on (ship): Regina

Date: Feb 12, 1919

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Dix

(date): March 1, 1919

as a (rank): Private

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?: Believed in Military Service and was anxious to be called.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: It helped me both mental and physical

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Broadened my intellectual powers, made me appreciate U.S.A.

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: A stronger belief in God.

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): Ceres Va

on (date): 26th of Sept

year: 1921

(full name): Charles Alfred Crabtree

(rank):

(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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