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Childress, Charles W.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): enlisted June 5, 1917

at (place): Danville, Va.

as a (rank): Pvt.

in the: Bat. E. 1st Va. F.A.

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Company: Hqrs. Co.

Regiment: 111th F.A.

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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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): :

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

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Hotel Clerk

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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Chaffin, Okie C.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Chaffin

(first name): Okie

(middle name): C.

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 18

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Bedford City

(county):

(state): Va

(country):

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Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian:

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Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): Bedford City Public School

(College): none

Education

(University):

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: Railroad Fireman

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town):

(county):

Present home address

(street number): 432 Chestnut St.

(town): Danville

(county):

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 7-30-17

at (place): Danville, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: 111th F.A. Battery E

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to (rank): Pvt. 1 Cl.

Date: 10-22-17

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Date: 8-25-18

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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): : none

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):

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on (ship):

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Discharged from service at (place):

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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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Cole, Robert Walker.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cole

(first name): Robert

(middle name): Walker

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 24

(year): 1899

Place of Birth

(town): Richmond

(county): Henrico

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.

Name of father: Robert Temple Cole

Birthplace (country): United States

Maiden name of mother: Clara Terry

Birthplace (country): United States

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: No

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College Fraternities: Phi Deta Theta Fraternity

Previous military service or training: R.O.T.C. Washington & Lee University

Education

(Preparatory): McGuires University School Richmond, VA. Danville School for Boys, Danville, Va.

(College):

Education

(University): Washington & Lee Lexington, Va. 3 years

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: Student

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 1021 Main Street

(town): Danville

(county): Pittsilvania

Present home address

(street number): 1021 Main St.

(town): Danville

(county):

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): April 15th, 1918

at (place): Plattsburg, N.Y.

as a (rank): Candidate Officers Training Camp Commissioned 2nd. Lieut.

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): D.O.L.

(regiment):

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at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: University of Maine

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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):

(date):

Nature of casualty:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casualty:

(place):

(date):

Under medical care:-

Name of hospital:

Location:

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to (date):

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Location:

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to (date):

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Location:

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to (date):

Name of hospital:

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to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship):

Date:

(from):

Discharged from service at (place): HEADQUARTERS NORTHEASTERN DEP'T.

(date):

as a (rank): SECOND LIEUT.

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: STUDENT FOR ONE YEAR AND THREE MONTHS

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:: FEBRUARY 1921 WITH W.W. HARDWICKE, WALFORD & CO., INSURANCE BUSINESS, RICHMOND, VA.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: IN FULL SYMPATHY WITH ALLIED CAUSE: ENLISTED

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: PHYSICAL EFFECT GOOD, MENTAL EFFECT FAIR

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

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?:

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: STATE OF MIND CONSIDERABLY BROADENED

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): RICHMOND, VA

on (date): AUGUST 25TH

year: 1921

(full name): ROBERT WALKER COLE

(rank): 2nd LIEUT

(branch of service): INFANTRY

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

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Cornell, Frank.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cornell

(first name): Frank

(middle name):

Date of birth

(month): October

(day): 20

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Effingham

(county):

(state): S.C.

(country):

Name of father:

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Maiden name of mother:

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Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian:

Citizen (Yes or no):

Voter (yes or no):

Church (denomination):

Married: no

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Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): none

(College): none

Education

(University):

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: Cotton Mill Operative

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town):

(county):

Present home address

(street number): 131 Green St.

(town): New Brooklyn

(county):

(state): S.C.

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