Campbell, Roscoe David.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Campbell

(first name): Roscoe

(middle name): David

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 12

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Hansonville

(county): Russell

(state): Va

(country): US

Name of father: John H Campbell

Birthplace (country): US

Maiden name of mother: Harriett Pusket

Birthplace (country): US

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): baptist

Married: no

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College Fraternities: Alpha Beta Kappa Chi Zeta Chi (MESS)

Previous military service or training: from May 20 1917 to June 30 1919 in Med Dept 64th US Infantry

Education

(Preparatory): 4 yrs high school

(College): 2 yrs william + mary

Education

(University):

(Degrees): preparatory medicine

Occupation before entry into service: student

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Cleveland

(county): Russell

Present home address

(street number): Cleveland

(town): Russell

(county):

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): May 20 1917

at (place): Big Stone Gap Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Medical Dept US Infantry

section of the : Regulars

Identification number: 1034184

Assigned originally to

(company): Med Detachment

(regiment): 64th Inf

(division): 7th Div

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(ship):

at (place): Fort Bliss Texas

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Bliss Tex

From (date): June 10 1917

to (date): June 13 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Waco Texas (Camp Mc Clellan

From (date): June 16 1918

to (date): July 30 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Merritt NJ

From (date): Aug 3 1918

to (date): Aug 26 1918

Transferred to:-

Company: was not transferred

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Private

to (rank): Sergeant

Date: Feb 12 1918

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken N.J.

on (ship): mount vernon

(date): Aug 26 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest France

(date): Sept 2 1918

Proceeded from : Brest

to: Lezinnes

(date): Sept 3 1918

From: Lezinnes

to: Front Soul Sector

(date): Sept 26 1918

From: Front Line Trenches

to: Sept 28 1918

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Lezinnes

From (date): Sept 3 1918

to (date): Sept 26 1918

Country: Firing Line until Armistice

Place:

From (date): Nov 11 1918

to (date):

Country: France various towns in devastated area until June 9 1919

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): in Marbache sector

(date): Sept 28 1918

Participated in the following engagements: offensive operations in Marbache and Puvenille sectors until Nov 11 1918

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: no injuries

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: never under medical care

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken

on (ship): America

Date: June 18 1919

(from): Brest Fr

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee Virginia

(date): June 30 1919

as a (rank): Sergant Med Dept

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: college student

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 anxious to get into service which fact caused me to enlist soon after war was declared

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: I was physically benefited did not experience in particular change mentally

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: broadened in my views of life

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: left no doubt as to the existence of a supreme being

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: Impossible to describe except to say that I could not help placing a lower value on human life

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: none except an increased love of my flag and country I now regard war not as a game but something big serious disastrous

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): Richmond Va

on (date): Oct 12

year: 1921

(full name): Roscoe David Campbell

(rank): Sergant

(branch of service): Med Dept Inf

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

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