Chandler, Bernard L.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bernard

(first name): Chandler

(middle name): L.

Date of birth

(month): September

(day): 28

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Petersburg

(county):

(state): VA

(country): USA

Name of father: John Chandler

Birthplace (country): Petersburg

Maiden name of mother: Annie Bailey

Birthplace (country): Petersburg

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Episcopalian

Married: No

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Previous military service or training: None

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: Father John Chandler

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Ettrick

(county): Chesterfield

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Ettrick

(county): Chesterfield

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 17 1917

at (place): Petersburg Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: 2nd Virginia Infantry

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Assigned originally to

(company): Y [?]

(regiment): 116th

(division): 29th

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McCellan Alabama

From (date): September 5, 1918

to (date): June 14, 1918

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Bugler

Date: Dec 1918

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, New Jersey

on (ship): Finland

(date): June 15, 1918

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

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

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(date): July 4th 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): July 25th 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Defence Center [?] 7-25-18 to 09-23-18; Battle Molbrook Hill Oct 8, 1918; Battle M[?]ville Farm 10-10-18; Attack on [?]

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): Matsonia

Date: May 20, 1919

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

(date): May, 1919

as a (rank): Bugler

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farmer

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?: [illegible]

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

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

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, VA

on (date): May 27

year: 1919

(full name): Bernard L Chandler

(rank): Bugler

(branch of service): Infantry

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

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