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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Davis

(first name): Ollie

(middle name): Burns

Date of birth

(month): September

(day): 19th

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Cleveland

(county): Russell

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: C.H. Davis

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Mary An Fields

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): The Glade, Baptist

Married: Yes

year: 1920

at: Graham Virginia

To (maiden name): Ethel Myrtle Couch

Born: Feb 16

year: 1898

at: Cleveland

Children

(name): Mabel Kimball Davis

Born: Nov 1

year: 1921

at: Cleveland

Children

(name):

Born:

year:

at:

Children

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training: Eight Months

Education

(Preparatory): Public School

(College):

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): Cleveland

(town):

(county): Russell

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Cleveland

(county): Russell

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 16, 1918

at (place): Cleveland

as a (rank): Soldier Private

in the: Engineers

section of the :

Identification number: []

Assigned originally to

(company): E, Co

(regiment): []

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Humphrey

From (date): July 18

to (date): September 29

School, camp, station, ship:

From (date):

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship:

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to (date):

Transferred to:-

Company: H

Regiment:

Division: 496

Ship: Great Northern

Date: Nov. 1

New Location: Hobokin

Company:

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Promoted:-

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Embarked from (port): Hobokin

on (ship): Great Northern

(date): November 9th

and arrived at (foreign port): Breast France

(date): Nov. 9th

Proceeded from : Breast

to: Angers

(date):

From:

to: Breast

(date): Feb 4th

From:

to: U.S.A.

(date): Feb 23

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: U.S.A.

Place: Camp Humphrey

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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: 8 days

Location: Camp Merit NJ

From (date): Oct. 20

to (date):

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to (date):

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to (date):

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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 Dix, NJ

(date): March 6, 1919

as a (rank): Citizen

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?: Very good

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Very Good Health

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Not any

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?:

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?:

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): Cleveland

on (date): October 29

year: []

(full name): Ollie Burns Davis

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Engineer

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

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