Peachy, Bathurst Daingerfield.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Peachy

(first name): Bathurst

(middle name): Daingerfield

Date of birth

(month): July

(day): 5th

(year): 1893

Place of Birth

(town): Williamsburg

(county): James City Co.

(state): Viginia

(country): USA

Name of father: B.D. Peachy

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Mary G. Lane

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Episcopal

Married: Yes

year: 1919

at: Williamsburg, Va

To (maiden name): Grace Bozarth

Born:

year: 1894

at: Williamsburg, Va

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Fraternal Orders: Mason

College Fraternities: Kappa Sigma

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): William and Mary Academy

(College): William and Mary

Education

(University): Univerersity of Virginia

(Degrees): A.B. William Mary

Occupation before entry into service: Lawyer

employer: ?

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): ?

(town): Williamsburg

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Present home address

(street number): Box 202

(town): Williamsburg

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(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): enlisted April 21 1918

at (place): Richmond, Va.

as a (rank): Private

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section of the : U.S. Marine Corps

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at (place): Paris Island, S.C.

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School, camp, station, ship: Training Camp, Paris Island, S.C.

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School, camp, station, ship: Non-Commission Officers' School, Paris Island, S.C.

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School, camp, station, ship: Marine Aviation Detachment, Mass. Inst. of Technology and Machine Gun School, League Island, Phila. Boston

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: Aug 1918

From (rank): Corporal

to (rank): Gunnery Sergeant

Date: Oct. 1918

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WAR RECORD

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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): :

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Discharged from service at (place): Boston

(date): Jan 27, 1919

as a (rank): Gunnery Sergeant

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Lawyer

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?: liked it very well as a duty; not as a selection when free of obligations to country

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Physical - gained 30 pounds in six months Improved me medically physically + mentally

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?: Belief in preparedness + universal military training + standing army of reasonable size

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

Additional data: Believe in [?] efforts to Americanize Peace treaty

Signed at (place): Williamsburg

on (date): March 15th

year: 1920

(full name): Bathurst Daingerfield Peachy

(rank): Gen Sgt

(branch of service): U.S. Marine Corps

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

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