Cooper, Charles Riner.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cooper

(first name): Charles

(middle name): Riner

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 20

(year): 1899

Place of Birth

(town): Christiansburg

(county): Montgomery

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Beezer Cooper

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Julia

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

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Church (denomination): none

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(Preparatory): public School

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Occupation before entry into service: Laborer

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(town): Christiansburg

(county): Montgomery

Present home address

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(town): Christiansburg

(county): Montgomery

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 18, 1917

at (place): Radford

as a (rank): private

in the: Infantry

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(company): M

(regiment): 2nd Va.

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan ala

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken N.J.

on (ship): U.S.S. Finland

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and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire

(date): June 28

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): August 3rd

Participated in the following engagements: Defence of Center Sector of Haute Alsace. Offensive: East of the Meuse {?} of Verdun

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Arrived at (American port): Newport News

on (ship): Matsonia

Date: May 20

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee Va.

(date): May 27

as a (rank): private

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 States 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?: 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?:

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): Camp Lee Va.

on (date): May 26

year: 1919

(full name): Charlie Riner Cooper

(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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