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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Ives

(first name): Arthur

(middle name):

Date of birth

(month): June

(day): 30th

(year): 1890

Place of Birth

(town): Elizabeth City

(county): Pasquatank

(state): North Catolina

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Noah Ives

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Fannie Lewis

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: Colored

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: No

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To (maiden name): No

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Children

(name): Arthur Ives, Jr.

Born: Nov.2 15

year: 1915

at: Norfolk, Va

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Fraternal Orders: No.

College Fraternities: No.

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Occupation before entry into service: Woodworker

employer: Henry Seymour

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 45 Lane's Row

(town): Barkley, Norfolk

(county): Norfolk, Va

Present home address

(street number): 27 Lane's Row

(town): Berkley

(county): Norfolk

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 8, 1918

at (place): Camp Lee, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry, Labor Battalion

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Assigned originally to

(company): 338 "D" Co.

(regiment):

(division): 92 Div

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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

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Embarked from (port): Newport News, Va

on (ship): Lusitania

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and arrived at (foreign port): Brest, France

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Proceeded from : Camp Alexander

to: Brest, France

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From: Marseilles, France

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Country: France

Place: Marseilles

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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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:

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

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Date: July 21, 1919

(from): Marseilles, France

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Dix, N. J.

(date): July 23,191

as a (rank): 1st Class Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Wood Worker

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 was willing to do my part.

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: None

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: It made me a better Christina

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: None; no fighting.

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: None

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): Portsmouth, Va

on (date): Apr.

year: 1920

(full name): Arthur Ives

(rank): 1st Class Private

(branch of service):

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

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