Bird, Loyd Campbell.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bird

(first name): Loyd

(middle name): Campbell

Date of birth

(month): August

(day): 1st

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Valley Corier

(county): Highland

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: G. A. Bird

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Maiden name of mother: Mary Campbell

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Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Methodist

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): September 15, 1917

at (place): Richmond, VA

as a (rank): Private

in the: Base Hospital #45

section of the : Medical Reserve

Identification number: 1846004

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(company): Base Hospital Camp Lee, VA

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to (date): July 3, 1918

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to (rank): Private 1st Class

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to (rank): Sergeant

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Embarked from (port): Newport News

on (ship): Oeoliens

(date): July 10, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest

(date): July 21, 1918

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(date): July 21, 1918

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WAR RECORD

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Bacteriologist

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: I felt that it as the duty of every man to go

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Mentally it gave me a wider conception of things. Did not change me physically

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Gave me a still [illegible] view

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?: It proved to be the need of universal military training. I learn that the United States was not the only country. I was impressed with the need for loyalty in the U.S.

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): 1716 Grove Ave. Richmond, VA

on (date): Jan 25

year: 1920

(full name): Loyd Campbell Bird

(rank): Sergeant

(branch of service): Medical

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