Bissett, Irwin J.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bissett

(first name): Irwin

(middle name): J

Date of birth

(month): Sept

(day): 23

(year): 1898

Place of Birth

(town): Refugio

(county): Refugio

(state): Texas

(country):

Name of father: J.W. Bissett

Birthplace (country): [Illegible] Tex

Maiden name of mother: Sarah E Barber

Birthplace (country): [Illegible] Tex

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Protistant

Married: Oct 12th

year: 1918

at: [Illegible] Va

To (maiden name): Miss Julia Hallunan

Born: Jan 11

year: 1900

at: Zuni Va

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer [Illegible]

employer: Father

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(town): [Illegible]

(county): [Illegible] Tex

Present home address

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(town): Zumi

(county): Isle of Wight

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 21 - 1919

at (place): Houston Texas

as a (rank): GI

in the: [H?] I Navy

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(company): 21

(regiment): 5

(division): [Illegible]

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(ship): [Big Ship?]

at (place): Norfolk Va

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Date: Jan 5 1918

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WAR RECORD

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Retail Merchant

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 always felt as if [illegible] to become [illegible] a

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

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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.

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

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