Bingham, Robert Taylor.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Bingham

(first name): Robert

(middle name): Taylor

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 9

(year): 1898

Place of Birth

(town): Giles

(county):

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.

Name of father: Horace bingham

Birthplace (country): U.S.

Maiden name of mother: Edna Taylor

Birthplace (country): U.S.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Presbyterian

Married: no

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training:

Education

(Preparatory): 3 years of high school

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Education

(University): none

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: clerk and laborer

employer: N and W, R.R.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Pearisburg

(county): Giles

Present home address

(street number): 826

(town): Harrison

(county): Princeton

(state): W. Va U.S.A.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Jan 23/17

at (place): Columbus B[?] Ohio

as a (rank): Pvt

in the: Coast Artillery Corps

section of the : Regular Army

Identification number: 623101

Assigned originally to

(company): 79th Co

(regiment): Coast Defense of Lrag {?] Sound

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at (place): Fort Michie NY

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Ft H[?] Wright Nh

From (date): from Dec 20, 1917

to (date): to [?] 28 1918

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Company: Hq Co

Regiment: 56

Division: [illegilbe] CAC 1st [France] Arty

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From (rank): Pvt

to (rank): to Pvt 1 cl

Date: Mar 12 19

From (rank): Pvt lcl

to (rank): to Corp

Date: March 18 1919

Embarked from (port): New York Ny

on (ship): [illegible]

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and arrived at (foreign port): Brest France

(date): April 5 1918

Proceeded from : Brest France

to: Clarmont F[?]

(date): April 9 1918

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Country: France

Place: Clarmont F[?] Pugde Dome

From (date): Apr 12 1918

to (date): July 31 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Aug 8

(date): 1918

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:

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

Arrived at (American port): {Hoboken NJ]

on (ship): USS South Dokata

Date: Jan 18, [1919]

(from): []

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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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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: Three years of military training will not improve anyone

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?:

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: It made me [illegible] sick

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 Jackson Sc

on (date): Dec 8

year: 1919

(full name): Robert [?] Bingham

(rank): Corp

(branch of service): [illegible] Artillery Corps

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Personal know [adge]

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