Chapman, William Thomas.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Chapman

(first name): William

(middle name): Thomas

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): [?]

(year): 189[?]

Place of Birth

(town): Midlothian

(county): Chesterfield

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: William [?] Chapman

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Isabella Wall

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): Methodist

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: [?]; and W.O.W.

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): High School

(College): Business

Education

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Occupation before entry into service: book keeper

employer: L. S. Bass

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Midlothian

(county): Chesterfield

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Midlothian

(county): Chesterfield

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): August [?], 1917

at (place): Richmond Virginia

as a (rank): Private

in the: Coast [?] Corp

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: [Partial] 335

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Cook

Date: February 1, 1918

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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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Discharged from service at (place): Fort Monroe

(date): December 5, 1918

as a (rank): First Cook

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Bookkeeper

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?: I think military service is a fine life for any young man. To go through.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: It made me think more quickly and helped my physical condition in every respect.

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

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?: It was all together different from what I expected.

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): Midlothian

on (date): March 30

year: 1920

(full name): Chapman, William Thomas

(rank): Cook

(branch of service): [?]

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

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