Adkins, Robert Belford.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Robert Belford (Adkins)

(first name): Adkins (Robert)

(middle name): (Belford)

Date of birth

(month): Feb

(day): 6

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town): Counery (sp?))

(county): county

(state): NC

(country):

Name of father: John F. Adkins

Birthplace (country): Rockingham County

Maiden name of mother: Hannah

Birthplace (country): same

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no):

Church (denomination): Baptes (Baptist)

Married: singel (single)

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Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory):

(College): non

Education

(University): non

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: labiber (laborer)

employer: edna cotton mill

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 27 Allison St

(town): Reidsville

(county): NC

Present home address

(street number): 27 Allison St

(town): Reidsville

(county):

(state): NC

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 19, 1916

at (place): Danville Va

as a (rank): 1st Cl Pvt

in the: Co Cth 1.16 inf 29 Division 58 Berg

section of the : National Guard Co m 1 [?] A Regment

Identification number: 1287509

Assigned originally to

(company): Company C

(regiment): 1.16

(division): 29

(or)

(ship):

at (place): Hoboken New Jersey

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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From (date): 26 of Sep 1917

to (date): 15 June 1918

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Promoted:-

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to (rank): 1st Cl

Date: August ?

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Embarked from (port): St. [Merexer ?]

on (ship): Finlen (Finland)

(date): June 27

and arrived at (foreign port): St [Merxear?]

(date): 1918

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Country: non

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Haut Alise (sp?)

(date): July 25 to 23 of September

Participated in the following engagements: 1 of Oct front Tudsen (sp?) to 29 Oct

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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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): May 1919 on Matsonia 1919 St. Martens

Arrived at (American port): Camp Lee

on (ship):

Date: May 27 1919

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Discharged from service at (place): Wiker (welder?)

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as a (rank):

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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?: to go

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: int sect 1 Dv 116 inf

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?: it is fine to have the 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):

on (date):

year:

(full name):

(rank):

(branch of service):

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

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