Bowman, Roderic Nelson.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bowman

(first name): Rodric

(middle name): Nelson

Date of birth

(month): April

(day): 18

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Charlottesville

(county): Allenville

(state): Virginia

(country): USA

Name of father:

Birthplace (country): USA

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Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Presbyterian

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: none

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Occupation before entry into service: Clerical work

employer: Dupont (Powder Works)

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 409, 2nd St.,

(town): Charlottesville

(county): Ablemarle

Present home address

(street number): 414 [?] 2nd St.

(town): Charlottesvile

(county): Ablemarle

(state): VA

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July

at (place): 24

as a (rank): 1917

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1,290.568

Assigned originally to

(company): 60, "S"

(regiment): 1st Virginia

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp Ms6 [illegible]

From (date): Sept. 27, 1917

to (date): June 15, 1918

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Regiment: 116th

Division: 29

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Date: Feb. 2, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): 25th July, 1918

Participated in the following engagements: [Illegible] Sector, Haute Alsace [Malbrouch?] Hill, [illegible] [illegible]Bois d'[illegible] Grand Montagnie, [illegible] [illegible] Bois[ Belleaux?]

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): : No

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Nature of casuality: None

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): No

Arrived at (American port): Newporrt News

on (ship): [illegible]

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee VA

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as a (rank): Supple Seargent

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: [illegible]

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?: No [illegible]

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: No [illegible]

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: No [illegible]

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: [Illegible]

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: No [illegible]

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 VA

on (date): [illegible]

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(full name): Roderic Nel Bowman

(rank): Supple Sargent

(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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