Jones, John David.

ReadAboutContentsVersionsHelp
1

1

WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Jones

(first name): John

(middle name): David

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 4

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town): Christiansburg

(county): Montgomery

(state): Va

(country): US

Name of father: Peter

Birthplace (country): U.S.

Maiden name of mother: Laura Bane

Birthplace (country): U.S.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: No

year:

at:

To (maiden name):

Born:

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born:

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born:

year:

at:

Children

(name):

Born:

year:

at:

Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): 5 years

(College): None

Education

(University): None

(Degrees): None

Occupation before entry into service: Painter

employer: W.C. Miller

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Christiansburg Va.

(county):

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Christiansburg

(county):

(state): Va.

Last edit about 1 month ago by GVV
2

2

WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): enlisted 2 of June 1917

at (place): East Radford, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Guards

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): M

(regiment): 2nd Va

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan Ala

From (date): 6 Sept, 1917

to (date): 13 June, 1918

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

Transferred to:-

Company: Supply

Regiment: 116th

Division: 29th

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

Ship:

Date:

New Location:

Promoted:-

From (rank):

to (rank):

Date:

From (rank):

to (rank):

Date:

Embarked from (port): Hoboken, NJ

on (ship): USS Finland

(date): 15 June, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): St Nazaire

(date): 27 June, 1918

Proceeded from :

to:

(date):

From:

to:

(date):

From:

to:

(date):

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Country:

Place:

From (date):

to (date):

Last edit about 1 month ago by GVV
3

3

WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(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): : None

Killed in action, killed by accident, died of wounds, died of disease, wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, taken prisoner:

Nature of casuality: None

(place):

(date):

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casuality:

(place):

(date):

Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: No

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port): Newport News Va

on (ship): USS Matsonia

Date: 20 May 1919

(from): St Nazaire, France

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

(date):

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Painting

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::

Last edit about 1 month ago by GVV
4

4

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: No remarks

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: No remarks

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: No remarks

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: No remarks

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: No remarks

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: No remarks

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):

year:

(full name): John David X his mark Jones

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Infantry

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

Last edit about 1 month ago by GVV
All 4 records