Cheatham, Raymond Lester.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cheatham

(first name): raymond

(middle name): Lester

Date of birth

(month): June

(day): 27

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Chesterfield

(state): Virginia

(country): USA

Name of father: L.W. Cheatham

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Sallie Bell Lester

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no):

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: No

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Previous military service or training: R.O.T.C. UVA

Education

(Preparatory): J.W. High School

(College):

Education

(University): Virginia

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Occupation before entry into service: Student

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Residence before entry into the service

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(town):

(county): Chesterfield

Present home address

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(county): Chesterfield

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 19, 1918

at (place): Richmond, Virginia

as a (rank): Apprentice Seaman

in the: US Navy

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(ship): US Naval Training Station

at (place): Newport RI

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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Participated in the following engagements:

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): :

Killed in action, killed by accident, died of wounds, died of disease, wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, taken prisoner:

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: U.S. Naval Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

From (date): Sept 10 (1918)

to (date): April 19, 1919

Name of hospital: U.S. Naval Hospital

Location: [Portsmouth?], VA

From (date): April 19, 1919

to (date): Oct 24, 1919

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): Influenza complicated with pericarditis.

Arrived at (American port):

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Discharged from service at (place): Norfolk Naval Hospital

(date): Oct 24 1919

as a (rank): Apprentice Sea

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Totally disabled

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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