Cary, George Abert.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cary

(first name): George

(middle name): Abert

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 29th

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Henrico

(state): Virginia

(country):

Name of father: Thomas Archibald Cary

Birthplace (country): Virginia

Maiden name of mother:

Birthplace (country): Mississippi

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Disciples of Christ.

Married: No. 1

year:

at:

To (maiden name):

Born: 1

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born: 1

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born: 1

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born: 1

year:

at:

Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: Phi Kappa Sigma

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): McGuires

(College): Richmond College

Education

(University): Wisconsin

(Degrees): B.S. in Agriculture

Occupation before entry into service: Farmer and Live Stock

employer: Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): "Little Dover"

(town): Sabot P.O.

(county): Goochland Co.

Present home address

(street number): 1004

(town): West Franklin St.

(county): Richmond

(state): Virginia.

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WAR RECORD

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

at (place): Princeton Ground School N.J.

as a (rank):

in the: Aviation

section of the : Signal Corps

Identification number:

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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Transferred to:-

Company: Kelly Field

Regiment: No. 2

Division:

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Date:

New Location: South San Antonio, Texas

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Promoted:-

From (rank):

to (rank): 2nd Lieutenant A.S.S.C.

Date: April 22, 1918

From (rank):

to (rank): Assistant i Charge of Formation Stage. Tester Headquar. Flight

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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 casuality: Killed by fall of airplane near Kelly Field, Texas, on November 18, 1918, in discharge of duty as Final Tester on Headquarters Flight.

(place):

(date):

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Camp Hospital

Location: Kelly Field South San Antonio, Texas

From (date): November 18th and 19th 1918

to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port):

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: RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

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?:

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

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):

on (date):

year:

(full name):

(rank):

(branch of service):

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

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