Arey, Roy J.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Arey

(first name): Roy

(middle name): J.

Date of birth

(month): November

(day): [18?]

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Hinton

(county): Rockingham,

(state): Va.

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Luther K. Arey

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Dedrick

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Dunkerd Brethren.

Married: No

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Previous military service or training: None

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(Preparatory): Second year High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: at home

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Hinton,

(county): Rockingham,

Present home address

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(town): Hinton,

(county): Rockingham,

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 23rd, 1918

at (place): Harrisonburg, Va.

as a (rank): Pvt.

in the: Infantry

section of the : Regular Army, Later transferred to Medical Corps

Identification number: 3175345

Assigned originally to

(company): 23rd St. Infirmary

(regiment): 11th Batallion

(division): Camp Lee, Va.

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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

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School, camp, station, ship: Did not go to Europe

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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): :

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farming

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 thought that I was of more service to home and country than I was to the Army

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: I dont think the Army did me any good either mentally or physically.

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Had none.

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Bible: "Thou shalt no Kill". Army "Kill before the other fellow kills you"

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: Did not take part

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: My mind has not changed one bit. Try and be of service to man whether in the Army or in Civil life.

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): Hinton, Va.

on (date): Jan. 8

year: 1920

(full name): Roy J. Arey

(rank): Pvt

(branch of service): Medical Corps.

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

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