Arnold, Herbert Philip.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Arnold

(first name): Herbert

(middle name): Philip

Date of birth

(month): Dec

(day): 23

(year):

Place of Birth

(town): {Skiperton}

(county): Crawford

(state): Ga.

(country):

Name of father: Ed Arnold

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Mattie Knight

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):

Married: yes

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Children

(name): 1

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Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): none

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Education

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Occupation before entry into service: Towel maker

employer: Redmond

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Atlanta Ga

(county):

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Gadson

(county):

(state): Ala.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 4th May

at (place): Danville Va.

as a (rank): Pvt.

in the: Artillery

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1293925

Assigned originally to

(company): Bat E

(regiment): 111st F.A.

(division): 29th

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(ship):

at (place): Danville

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan Ala.

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Transferred to:-

Company: Bat F.

Regiment: 111th

Division: 29

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Embarked from (port): Philadelphia

on (ship): City of Exeter

(date): 28th of June

and arrived at (foreign port): Liverpool, Eng.

(date): 15th July

Proceeded from : Southampton

to: La Harve

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

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Place: Poitiers

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Country: France

Place: Camp Meucon {??}

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date):

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:

Nature of casualty:

(place):

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Camp Hospital

Location: Camp McClellan

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to (date): 4 mths

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

Arrived at (American port): Newport News Va.

on (ship): Virginian

Date: May 25th

(from): St Nazaire

Discharged from service at (place):

(date):

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?:

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

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

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?:

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): June 2nd

year: 1919

(full name): Herbert Philip Arnold

(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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