Burrus, John Temolian.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Burrus

(first name): John

(middle name): Temolian

Date of birth

(month): November

(day): 23

(year): 1888

Place of Birth

(town): Daniels

(county): Orange

(state): Virginia

(country): U,S,A,

Name of father: John H. Burrus

Birthplace (country): Orange Co., VA

Maiden name of mother: Alena Trice

Birthplace (country): Louisa Co., Va

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Christian

Married: yes

year: 1918

at: Richmond, Va.

To (maiden name): Janie F. Trice

Born: November 29

year: 1893

at: Louisa Co., Va

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): 1st year High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: John H. Burrus

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Monrovia

(county): Orange Co.

Present home address

(street number): Ord Dept.

(town): Seven Pines

(county): Henrico

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Sept. 5th, 1918

at (place): Orange, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 4634142

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. 99 4th Bn

(regiment): Inf.

(division): 41st

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(ship):

at (place): Camp Lee

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee

From (date): Sept 5th

to (date): Oct 28, 1918

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Transferred to:-

Company: Co. B

Regiment: 116 Inf

Division: 41st

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Embarked from (port): Newport News

on (ship):

(date): Oct 28, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest

(date): 11-9-1918

Proceeded from : Brest

to: Pon't Le-Voys

(date): 11-18-1918

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Pon't Le Voys

From (date): Nov. 18, 1918

to (date): Feb. 4, 1919

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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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 N.J.

on (ship): The Huntington

Date: Feb. 16th, 1919

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Dix

(date): Feb. 26, 1919

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Pipe Fitter

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?:

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:

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The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Record from record blank in Clerks Office Orange C. H.

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