Callis, John Wesley.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Callis

(first name): John

(middle name): Wesley

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 2nd

(year): 1889

Place of Birth

(town): Foster

(county): Mathews

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Robt. Callis

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Enerage

Birthplace (country): USA

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: Masonic, Impd ORM and WOW

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Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): Public School

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Occupation before entry into service: Barbering

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Residence before entry into the service

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(county): Gloucester

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(county): Gloucester

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): September 3, 118

at (place): Gloucester Court House, Virginia

as a (rank): Private

in the: Engineers

section of the : National Army

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(company): A

(regiment): 7th E.T.R.

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Company: B

Regiment: 5th E.T.R.

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: November 11, 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): Camp Humphreys, Virginia

(date): December 27th, 1918

as a (rank): Corporal

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Barbering

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 State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Very beneficial and absolutely satisfactory

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Nothing detrimental.

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:

Signed at (place): Gloucester, Virginia

on (date): August 22,

year: 1919

(full name): John Wesley Callis

(rank): Corporal

(branch of service): Engineers

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

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