Cather, David Clark.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Cather

(first name): David

(middle name): Clark

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 19th

(year): 1879

Place of Birth

(town): [Aa] blackfront

(county): Fredrick

(state): Va

(country): USA

Name of father: Clark Cather

Birthplace (country): Fredrick Co. Va

Maiden name of mother: Bordelia Shaull

Birthplace (country): Fredrick Co. Va

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Luthernan

Married: August 20

year: 1915

at: Great Lakes, Lee

To (maiden name): Mrs. F. Rhen [Siempter]

Born: Jan 5

year: 1884

at: [P]allitin Lenn

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Fraternal Orders: Masonic 52 and Shime

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: Centered the US, Navy July 9, 1904 and Assistant Surgeon and still in the regular service

Education

(Preparatory): Shenandoah Valley

(College): [Jenny and Farming School and [?????]

Education

(University): University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania

(Degrees): M.D. 1903 Pennsylvania

Occupation before entry into service: Student

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number): Blearbrook

(town): Frederick Co.

(county): Virginia

Present home address

(street number): [L]o Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

(town): Navy Department

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(state): Washington DC

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WAR RECORD

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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?:

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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: During the period of the war I was [illegible] as Medical Officer, Us. [illegible' Barracks American Legation, Peking, Chine was order back to the United States [illegible] 18, 1918

Signed at (place): Washington, D.C.

on (date): Dec. 3,

year: 1919

(full name): David Clark Cather

(rank): Commander

(branch of service): Medical [illegible] U.S. Navy

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