Tyree, Warren Burton.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Tyree

(first name): Warren

(middle name): Bruton

Date of birth

(month): February

(day): 19th

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Lexington

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(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: James E. Tyree

Birthplace (country): Virginia

Maiden name of mother: Mettey Johnson

Birthplace (country): Virginia

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): [?] Baptist

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Fraternal Orders: No

College Fraternities: No

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): Public School

(College): No

Education

(University): No

(Degrees): No

Occupation before entry into service: Electrician

employer: Virginia Western Power Company

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Buena Vista

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(town): Buena Vista

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(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 23rd September 1917

at (place): Covington, Virginia

as a (rank): Private

in the: 1st Virginia Infantry

section of the : National Guard

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(company): B

(regiment): 116th

(division): 29th

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan, Alabama

From (date): 26th September 1917

to (date): 11th June 1918

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to (rank): Private 1st Class

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, New Jersey

on (ship): USS Finland

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and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire, France; 27th June 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Alsace, France

(date): August 23th through September 14, 1918

Participated in the following engagements: October 8 - Marlbrough Hill; October 10th - Molliville Farm; October 11 - Bois [?]; October 16 - Grand Montagne; October 26 - Etraye Ridge; October 26th - Bois Bellue; Meuse Argonne

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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Arrived at (American port): Newport News, Virginia

on (ship): USS Matsonia

Date: 20th May

(from): St. Nazaire, France

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

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as a (rank): Private 1st Class

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?: My duty to answer country's call.

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

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

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?:

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): Camp Lee, Virginia

on (date): 27th May

year: 1919

(full name): Warren Burton Tyree

(rank): Private 1st Class

(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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