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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Banks

(first name): Thomas

(middle name):

Date of birth

(month): October

(day): 2nd

(year): 1893

Place of Birth

(town): Brownton

(county): Warren Co.

(state): Va.

(country):

Name of father: Benjaman Banks

Birthplace (country): Warren Co.

Maiden name of mother: Sophie Simms

Birthplace (country): Warren Co.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: Colored

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:

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at:

Children

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Born:

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at:

Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory):

(College):

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service:

employer: Washington Limestone Co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Elkton

(county): Rockingham

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Elkton

(county): Rockingham

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): October 27, 1917

at (place): Camp Lee

as a (rank):

in the:

section of the :

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 42

(regiment): Separate E.R.O.T.C.

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Humphreys

From (date): October 27th

to (date): Dec. 30

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

Transferred to:-

Company:

Regiment:

Division:

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Promoted:-

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to (rank):

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to (rank):

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Embarked from (port):

on (ship):

(date):

and arrived at (foreign port):

(date):

Proceeded from :

to:

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From:

to:

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country:

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to (date):

Country:

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Country:

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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): :

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

Nature of casualty:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casualty:

(place):

(date):

Nature of casualty:

(place):

(date):

Under medical care:-

Name of hospital:

Location:

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to (date):

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to (date):

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to (date):

Name of hospital:

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to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship):

Date:

(from):

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Humphrey

(date): Dec. 30

as a (rank): First Class Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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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