Arbogast, John David.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Arbogast

(first name): John

(middle name): David

Date of birth

(month): August

(day): 28

(year): 1888

Place of Birth

(town): Crabbottom

(county): Highland

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: John D. Arbogast

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Susan Vimer

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): M.E. South

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: I.O.O.F.

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): Va. Public School

(College): Shenandoah Business College

Education

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Occupation before entry into service: Store Clerk

employer: Range Lumber Co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Crabbottom

(county): Highland Co.

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Crabbottom

(county): Highland Co.

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 18, 1918

at (place): Monterey, Va.

as a (rank): Private

in the: Army Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number: 4077914

Assigned originally to

(company): 35th 9th Tr. Bn.

(regiment): 155th Depot Brigade

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(ship):

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee, Va

From (date): July 18, 1918

to (date): Sept 15, 1918

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Transferred to:-

Company: [co. ]

Regiment: inf. Reg

Division:

Ship:

Date: Aug 20

New Location: 82nd

Company:

Regiment: 263 inf.

Division:

Ship:

Date: oct 4

New Location: St Aignan France

Company:

Regiment: 28th

Division: 1st Div.

Ship:

Date: oct 18

New Location: " "

Promoted:-

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Embarked from (port): Newport News

on (ship): Patria

(date): Sept. 15, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest Sept 28 1918

Proceeded from : Rest Camp

to: St. Aignan

(date): Oct 4. 1918

From: St. Aignan

to: Mont Richard

(date): Oct 5 1918

From: Mont Richard

to: Argonne Forest

(date): Nov 8 1918

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place:

From (date): Oct 17, 1918

to (date): Oct 27, 1918.

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): held in reserve

(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:

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Base "68"

Location:

From (date): Nov. 15, 1918

to (date): Nov. 25, 1918

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

Arrived at (American port): Newport news

on (ship): New Jersey

Date: Mar 15 1919

(from): Brest

Discharged from service at (place): Camp lee

(date): March 25 1919

as a (rank): Private

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?: No objection to military service. Felt it duty to go and went willingly

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Improved mentally and physically

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Outlook widened. Vision bettered

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: no change

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: Was not in fighting

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: Viewpoint broadended. Better citizen; better American; brought to realization of the superiority of my own Country and Government.

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): Crabbottom, Va.

on (date): July 5,

year: 1919

(full name): John David Arbogast

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Infantry

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Mainly from recollection of solider; partially from discharge pages

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