Buchanan, Horace Graham.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Buchanan

(first name): Horace

(middle name): Graham

Date of birth

(month): August

(day): 31st

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Ashland

(county): Hanover

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A

Name of father: Horace Graham Buchanan

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Lelia Scott Smith

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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College Fraternities: Chi Phi (Academic)

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(Preparatory): Cluster Spc. Acad.

(College): Hampden Sidney

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Occupation before entry into service: Student

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Vinita

(county): Goochland

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Vinita

(county): Goochland

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 20, 1917

at (place): Richmond, Va.

as a (rank): Priate

in the: Field Artillery

section of the : Virginia National Guard

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Assigned originally to

(company): Battery F

(regiment): 111t

(division): 29th

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at (place): Camp MClellan, Anniston, Ala.

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Company: FACOTS

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Date: May 31, 1918

New Location: Camp Taylor, KY.

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From (rank): Candidate

to (rank): 2nd. Lieut.

Date: August 31, 1918

From (rank): Assigned to 38 Field Artillery, Headquarters Co. 13 Div. (Regulars) Camp Lewism Eashington

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WAR RECORD

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

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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?: I have always been interested in military affairs and was glad to have an opportunity to take an active part in them.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: I believe that I was benefited greatly both physically and mentally and could not have gotten the same results had I not been in the service.

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: No effect whatever

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): Richmond, Va.

on (date): July 21st,

year: 1919

(full name): Horace Graham Buchanan, Jr.

(rank): 2nd Lieut.

(branch of service): Field Artillery

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

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