Breeden, Ernest Alfonso.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Breeden

(first name): Ernest

(middle name): Alfonso

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 22nd

(year): 1897

Place of Birth

(town): Charlottesville

(county): Albermarle

(state): Va

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Kelly [P.] Breeden

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: [Sieilia]

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): Baptist

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Previous military service or training: Mexican Border Service

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 27th 1916

at (place): Charlottesville Va.

as a (rank): private

in the: Infantry

section of the : Va. National Guard

Identification number: 1288777

Assigned originally to

(company): D

(regiment): 1st Va. Inf.

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan Alabama

From (date): Sept. 27th 1917

to (date): June 10th 1918

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Company: H

Regiment: 116th Inf.

Division: 29th

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Date: Oct. 4th 1917

New Location: Camp McClellan Ala.

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From (rank): private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: March 8th, 1919

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, N. J.

on (ship): U.S.S. Finland

(date): June 14th 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire

(date): June 27th 1918

Proceeded from : St Nazaire

to: Champlitte Area

(date): July 4 1918

From: Champlitte Area

to: Haute Alsace

(date): July 25 1918

From: Haute Alsace

to: Meuse Argonne

(date): Sept 26 1918

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Country: France

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Center Sector Haute Alsace

(date): Aug 1st 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Meuse Argonne offensive Malbrouck Hill Oct 8 1918 Battle Molville Farm Oct 10 1918 Attack Bois de Ormond Oct 11 1918. Battle Grande Montagne Oct 16 1918. Capture Etraye Ridge Oct 23, 1918. Attack Bois Bellue Oct 26, 1918

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 Va

on (ship): U.S.S. Matsonia

Date: May 20th 1919

(from): St. Nazaire

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee

(date): 27 May 1919

as a (rank): Corporal

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Teamster

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?:

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

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Signed at (place): Camp Lee Va

on (date): 27 May

year: 1919

(full name): Earnest Alphonso Breeden

(rank): Corporal

(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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