Damewood, Osie Carl.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Damewood

(first name): Osie

(middle name): Carl

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 12

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Hinton

(county): Summers

(state): West Va

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: T.W. Damewood

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Pearl Snow

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Christian

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): Clifton Forge Seminary

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Occupation before entry into service: Railway Clerk

employer: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Roncerverte

(county): Greenbriar

Present home address

(street number): 30 Rose

(town): Clifton Forge

(county): Alleghany

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 18, 1917

at (place): Columbus Barracks, Ohio

as a (rank): Private

in the: Medical Department

section of the : Regular army

Identification number: 2107409

Assigned originally to

(company): "F"

(regiment): Medical Officers' Training Camp

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at (place): Ft. Riley, Kansas

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Company: Med Detachment

Regiment: 347th Inf.

Division: 87th Fourth Officers' Training School

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Sergeant

Date: Sept. 11, 1917

From (rank): Sergeant

to (rank): Sergeant 1st Class

Date: Feby 23, 1819 to Second Lieutenant Aug 26, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Not in action

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Beauregard La.

(date): Dec. 2, 1918

as a (rank): Second Lieutenant, 51st Mach. Gun Battalion

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: yard conductor

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?: That of other soldiers - a necessary evil when one's country is jeopardized.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Broadening to a great extent; improved mentally and physically

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Demed the privelege

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Served to strengthen same

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: Fought none

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: Have a tendency to accept things somewhat more philosophically than before.

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

Additional data: (PHOTOGRAPHS) To follow at an early date

Signed at (place): Clifton Forge, Va.

on (date): August 13

year: 1920

(full name): Osie Carl Damewood

(rank): 2nd Lt.

(branch of service): 51st M.G. Bn.

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

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