Webb, John Henry.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Webb

(first name): John

(middle name): Henry

Date of birth

(month): May

(day): 12

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Monarat

(county): Carroll

(state): Virginia

(country): America

Name of father: James A. Webb

Birthplace (country): Carroll - co

Maiden name of mother: Victory Sexton

Birthplace (country): Wythe - co - va

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Christian Babtist

Married: August 14th

year: 1919

at: Wytheville - va

To (maiden name): Della May Moore

Born: July. 14th

year: 1902

at: Dabson, N.C.

Children

(name): Larence Early Webb

Born: august 10th

year: 1920

at: Monarat va

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Fraternal Orders: no

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none tell called in service of the World War May the 24th 1918

Education

(Preparatory): none

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Education

(University): none

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: my Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Monarat

(county): Carroll

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Monarat

(county): Carroll

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 24th 1918

at (place): HillsSille, Va

as a (rank): Privet

in the: in Co. L 9 Inf. 2 Div.

section of the : Regular Army

Identification number: 2968{?}50

Assigned originally to

(company): L

(regiment): 9 Inf.

(division): 2

(or)

(ship): Mississippi

at (place): Hopewell

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee, Va.

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Transferred to:-

Company: 24.0.8 Casuel

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Ship: Roma

Date: 14 March 1919

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Embarked from (port): Hopewell

on (ship): Mississippi

(date): 20th august 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): France at Breast

(date): the 2nd sept. 1918

Proceeded from : Breast

to: Camp Kent

(date): 5 sept 1918

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to: front

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Breast

From (date): Sept. 2.

to (date): sept. 5.th 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): France

(date): sept 10 II 1918

Participated in the following engagements: {?} detail i do not rember the the place and name of near the front

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): :

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

Nature of casuality: Gassed

(place): at town of Loopy

(date): in October

Nature of casuality: and contracted Rheumatism while in service at the above named Place

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: State Board of Health Hospital {?}

Location:

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to (date): Norfolk. Virginia

Name of hospital: none while in France

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): Partly by eye sight & Rheumatism

Arrived at (American port): Brooklyn

on (ship): Roma

Date: 4 april 1919

(from): marsals france

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Mills, N.Y.

(date): april the 8th 1919

as a (rank): Privet

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:: Farming all I am able

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: had an cause of the affectes of Rheumatism

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

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?: Sorry to see so many people killed

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

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

Additional data: (Photographs) have none June the First 1922

Signed at (place): Monarat Va on

on (date): 1 June

year: 1922

(full name): John Henry Webb.

(rank): Privet

(branch of service): Co. L 9 Inf.{ 2.2a}

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

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Transcription:: Monarat Va June 2, 1922 Virginia War History Commission dear sir i will ask you to please help me all you can to get my Corporation started to {?} for my comsation as in am needing help none i ant able to work half of my time if it wanted for the friends i got i would perish so please help me all you can to get this your truly John Henery Webb Monarat Va

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