Burke, Lena Fullington.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Burke

(first name): Lena

(middle name): Fullington

Date of birth

(month): April

(day): 16th

(year): 1884

Place of Birth

(town): Keyser

(county): Mineral

(state): est [West] Virginia

(country): U.S.A

Name of father: Cornelius Burk

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Gabriella Curtus

Birthplace (country): U.S.A

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: hite [White]

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Methodist

Married: No

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Education

(Preparatory): High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Special Nurse

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 1018 est [West] Main

(town): Charlottesville

(county): Albemarle

Present home address

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(town): Keysar Mineral

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(state): est [West] Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 2, 1917

at (place): University, Virginia

as a (rank): Red Cross Nurse

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Assigned originally to

(company): Base ospital

(regiment): #41 University Va.

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan, Anniston, labama [Alabama]

From (date): March 12, 1918

to (date): June 21, 19121

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken

on (ship): Lankashire

(date): July 18, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Liverpoo, England Aug. 3, 1918

Proceeded from : Liverpool

to: Southampton, Eng.

(date): Aug. 3, 1918

From: Southampton

to: LaHarve, France

(date): Aug. 8, 1918

From: La Harve, France

to: Paris, France

(date): Aug. 8, 1918

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Paris

From (date): Aug. 8, 1918

to (date): Feb. 2, 1919

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken

on (ship): Cartage

Date: March 12.

(from): La Banle

Discharged from service at (place): Keyser, Va.

(date): May 1, 1919

as a (rank): Red Cross Reserve Nurse

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Special Nurse, University Hospital, Va.

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?:

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

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Nervousness and bad eye sight

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

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): University, Va.

on (date): April 9

year: 1921

(full name): Lena Fullington Burke

(rank): Red Cross Nurse

(branch of service):

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

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