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Hankins, Davis Straus.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Hawkins

(first name): Davis

(middle name): Straus

Date of birth

(month): April

(day): 24

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town): Belfast Mills

(county): Russell

(state): Virginia

(country): United States

Name of father: Peter L. Hawkins

Birthplace (country): United States

Maiden name of mother: Booth

Birthplace (country): United States

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): None

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: None

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Previous military service or training: None

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Belfast Mills

(county): United States

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Belfast Mills

(county):

(state): Virginia

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?:

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

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: None

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): Belfast Mills, Virginia

on (date): 10 October

year: 1921

(full name):

(rank):

(branch of service):

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

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Transcription:: This picture was taken about June the 20th 1919 just a short time after I was discharged. Davis Straus Hawkins

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Transcription:: This picture was taken about August the 15th 1917 just a short time before entering servis, Davis Straus Hawkins

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Sexton, Lafayette.

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Transcription:: Pvt Sexton Co G. 116th inf Camp Mc Clellan

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Davis, Isaac Bonahan.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 12/17

at (place): Roanoke, VA

as a (rank): Private

in the: 2nd

section of the : VA Infantry

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 4

(regiment): 116

(division): 29

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan Ala

From (date): Sept 5/17

to (date): June 11/18

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: Dec 1918

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken N.J.

on (ship): Finland

(date): June 15/18

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire France

(date): June 27/18

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

to: Frette

(date): July 4 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): July 25 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Defence Center Sector 7/25/18 to 9/23/18 Battle of Molbrook Hill 10/8/18 Battle Molleville Farm 10/10/18 Attack on Bois D' Armont 10/11/18 Battle Grande Montainge 10/15/18 Capture of Etraye Ridge 10/23/18 Attack on Bois D' Belleau 10/26/18.

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): : Division citation for bravery Oct 23 1918 at Bois D' Etrayes

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):

Arrived at (American port): Newport News VA

on (ship): Matsonia

Date: May 27 1919

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee VA

(date): May 28 1919

as a (rank): Corporal

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Farmer

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?: Ok.

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

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: None.

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): Camp Lee VA

on (date): May 27

year: 1919

(full name): Isaac Bonahan Davis

(rank): Corp

(branch of service):

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

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