Allen, Elmer Earnest.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Allen

(first name): Elmer

(middle name): Ernest

Date of birth

(month): July

(day): 16

(year): 1895

Place of Birth

(town): Giles

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Name of father: John Allen

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Flora Stafford

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

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Married: Dec 22

year: 1919

at: Bluefield, W. Va

To (maiden name): Willie Scott

Born: Oct 2,

year: 1896

at: Pearisburg, Va

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Fraternal Orders: None

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Previous military service or training: None

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 9-28-17

at (place): Pearisburg, Va.

as a (rank): Pvt

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number: [182 ]

Assigned originally to

(company): H2

(regiment): 317

(division): 80

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee

From (date): 22 of Sept

to (date): May 25th

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on (ship): Mongolia

(date): May 25 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest

(date): June 8th

Proceeded from : Brest

to: Ca[????]

(date): June 12th

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to: Albert

(date): June 15th

From: Albert

to: Artrois Sector Herbetune Front

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Country: France

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Hebertune front

(date): July 8, 1918

Participated in the following engagements: On to Cambrai St. Makil

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): :

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: French hospital

Location: St. Dizier

From (date): 9-28-1918

to (date): 10-5-19

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Arrived at (American port): Newport News

on (ship): Nancemond

Date: 6-1-1919

(from): Brest, France

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee

(date): 6-13-1919

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Rubber worker

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?: Very little thought

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Weakened physically and not [?] mentally

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?:

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): Pearisburg, Va

on (date): Dec 29

year: 1919

(full name): Elmer E. Allen

(rank): Pvt

(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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