Herbert, Albert Charles Jr.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Herbert Jr.

(first name): Albert

(middle name): Charles

Date of birth

(month): Nov.

(day): 11th

(year): 1893

Place of Birth

(town): New York

(county):

(state): New York

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Albert C. Herbert Sr.

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Mary {Q}uellen

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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Children

(name): None

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): yes 9 yrs

(College): none

Education

(University): none

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: Millwright

employer: Gray Lumber Co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): Box #35

(town): Waverly

(county): Sussex

Present home address

(street number): Box 35

(town): Waverly

(county): Sussex

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Jan 3, 1917

at (place): Waverly Virginia

as a (rank): Pvt

in the: 4th Va. Inf. Co. B

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1287985

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. E

(regiment): 116th Inf.

(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/17

to (date): June 10, 18

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Pvt

to (rank): Corporal

Date: July 10, 18

From (rank): Cpl

to (rank): Sergt.

Date: April 5, 19

Embarked from (port): Hoboken N.J.

on (ship): U.S.S. Finland

(date): June 12th 18

and arrived at (foreign port): Saint Nazaire

(date): June 27th 18

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): July 27th 1918.

Participated in the following engagements: Alsace Sector Haute Marne Meuse Argonne Forest. North of Verdun

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: Wounded

(place): Verdun

(date): Oct 8th 18

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Base #15

Location: Charmont

From (date): Oct 9

to (date): Oct 20 - 18

Name of hospital: Base #76

Location: Vichy

From (date): Oct 22

to (date): Nov 1 - 18

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability): No.

Arrived at (American port): Newport News

on (ship): Matsonia

Date: May 20 - 19

(from): St. Nazaire

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee

(date): ?

as a (rank): Sergeant

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Millwright

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?:

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?: exciting experience

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: None

Photographs-- If possible enclose one taken before entering the service and one taken afterwards in uniform, both signed and dated.

Additional data:

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

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