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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Brady

(first name): Henry

(middle name): Adrian

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 2

(year): 1885

Place of Birth

(town): Wytheville

(county): Wythe

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Josephus Brady

Birthplace (country): North Carolina

Maiden name of mother: Lavinia Ann Ballou

Birthplace (country): Virginia

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Episcopal

Married: Yes June 21

year: 1910

at: Richmond, Va.

To (maiden name): Jennie Lee Blair

Born: Feb 18

year: 1888

at: Richmond, Va.

Children

(name): Elizabeth Lee Brady

Born: May 15

year: 1911

at: Richmond, Va.

Children

(name): Donald Blair Brady

Born: Sept 20

year: 1915

at: Danville, Va.

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Fraternal Orders: I.O.O.F. L.O.O.M. Improved Order of Red Men, Y.M.C.A.

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): High School

(College): Medical College of Virginia

Education

(University):

(Degrees): Doctor of Medicine

Occupation before entry into service: Physician and Surgeon

employer: Self

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 1345 N. Main Street

(town): Danville, Virginia

(county):

Present home address

(street number): 946 West Grace Street

(town): Richmond

(county):

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Volunteered April 7, 1917 Commissioned June 30, 1917

at (place): Danville, Virginia

as a (rank): First Lieutenant

in the: Medical Reserve Corps

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(company): Overseas Duty with the British Army

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Sent Overseas August 1917

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School, camp, station, ship: Stationed at York Place and Pavilion General Hospital, Brighton, England

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to (date): May 10, 1918.

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Company: First Division A.E.F. joined same

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Date: May 30, 1918

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Company: Assigned to Field Hospital No. 12 and later as Batalion and Regimental Surgeon, 6th Field Artillery

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Promoted:-

From (rank): First Lieutenant

to (rank): Captain

Date: Feb 17, 1919

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Embarked from (port): New York

on (ship):

(date): Aug 1917

and arrived at (foreign port): Liverpool

(date): Aug 1917

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Country: England

Place: Brighton-Surgeon York Place and Pavilion Hospital

From (date): Aug 1917

to (date): May 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Catighny Sector

(date): May 20 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Catighny May 27 to June 5, 1918. Offensive Montdidier Noyon June 9-13, 1918, Defensive Aisne Marne Offensive (Chataux-Theiry)- (Soissons) July 18, 1918 to Aug 6, 1918.

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: Base Hospital #45

Location: Toul, France

From (date): Sept. 1918

to (date):

Name of hospital: Base Hospital #25

Location: Allerey France

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

Arrived at (American port): New York

on (ship): Princess Matoika

Date: Aug 1919

(from): Rotterdam, Holland

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee

(date): Aug 27, 1919

as a (rank): Captain

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Physician

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:: Post Grade work at Medical College of Virginia Course not completed at this time July 21, 1920.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Collective Responsibility and Supreme Duty in time of Emergency.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: none

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Valuable from standpoint of Professional Experience and Education.

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?: A Brutal but necessary slaughter and sacrifice, in order that, Civilization might not perish from the Earth, in which the mental and physical suffering was necessarily great and was grateful that I was able to serve my comrads with a skilled hand.

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: This experience has only impressed more deeply that "No man can live alone" and all men have a collective responsibility of being their brothers keeper.

Photographs-- If possible enclose one taken before entering the service and one taken afterwards in uniform, both signed and dated.

Additional data: Assisted in the organization of a company of infantry Company M. Danville, Va. Also in organizing a Battery of field Artillery and a batery of Coast artillery at Danville, Va.

Signed at (place): Richmond, Virginia

on (date): July 21

year: 1920

(full name): Henry A. Brady

(rank): (formerly) Captain, Medical Corps.

(branch of service): U.S.A.

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Henry A. Brady. 946 West Grace Street, Richmond, Virginia.

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Transcription:: PHOTOGRAPH: Waist-up, WWI soldier in uniform, no hat

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