Carpenter, Ira Guy.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Carpenter

(first name): Ira

(middle name): Guy

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 24

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Highland Co.

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Joseph W. Carpenter

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Della Armstrong

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

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Occupation before entry into service: farmer

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(county): Highland

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Oct. 8, 1917

at (place): Monterey, Va.

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. D

(regiment): 317th

(division): 80th

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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

From (date): Oct. 8, 1917

to (date): Dec. 24, 1917

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Green, N.C.

From (date): Dec. 25, 1917

to (date): Jan. 11, 1918

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WAR RECORD

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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: Died of disease (measles and pneumonia)

(place): Camp Green

(date): Jan. 11, 1918

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Name of hospital: Camp Green

Location: N.C.

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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?:

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): Ira Guy Carpenter

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Infantry

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

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