Fasion, William Hatley.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Faison

(first name): William

(middle name): Hatley

Date of birth

(month): May

(day): 26th

(year): 1897

Place of Birth

(town): Wakefield

(county): Sussex

(state): Va.

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: William Robert Faison

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Sarah Frances Deuson

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): Methodist

Married: no

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): 11 yrs

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Occupation before entry into service: printer

employer: T.L. Moore

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Wakefield

(county): Sussex

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Wakefield

(county): Sussex

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Jan. 3rd 17

at (place): Waverly Virginia

as a (rank): private

in the: 4th Va. Infantry Bo. B

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1288091

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. E.

(regiment): 116th

(division): 29th

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(ship): x

at (place): x

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp McClellan, Anniston, Ala.

From (date): Sept. 5th 1917

to (date): June 10th 1918

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Company: E

Regiment: 116th

Division: 29th

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Date: Oct. 6th 1917

New Location: Camp McClellan

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Promoted:-

From (rank): private

to (rank): corporal

Date: May 12th 1918

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, N.J.

on (ship): Finland

(date): June 15th '18

and arrived at (foreign port): Saint Nazaire

(date): June 27th 1918

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

to: Frettes

(date): July 3rd

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): July 27th 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Alsace Lorraine Defensive and Meuse Argonne Offensive

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:

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

Arrived at (American port): Newport News

on (ship): Matsonia

Date: May 20th 1919

(from): St. Nazaire

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee, Va

(date): 27th May 1919

as a (rank): Corporal

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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