Bowles, Charles Tarlton.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bowles

(first name): Charles

(middle name): Tarlton

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 21st

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Tabscott

(county): Goochland

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A

Name of father: Walter H. Bowles

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Bettie B. Mills

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): Christian

Married: No. 1

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): Common School

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Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: Farming for myself

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Tabscott

(county): Goochland County

Present home address

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(town): Tabscott

(county): Goochland Co.

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Sept. 19, 1917

at (place): Camp Lee, Va.

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

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Assigned originally to

(company): Company C

(regiment): 317th Inf.

(division): 80th

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at (place): Camp Lee, Va.

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School, camp, station, ship: at Camp Lee

From (date): Sept. 19, 1917

to (date): February 9, 1918

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WAR RECORD

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

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee, Virginia

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as a (rank): Private Company C 317 Inf. 80th Division.

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farming

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 State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Mental: None. Physical: Tuberculosis

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): Tabscott, Va.

on (date): August 7

year: 1919

(full name): Charles Tarlton Bowles

(rank): Private

(branch of service): National Army

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

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