Dollard, John Thomas.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Dollard

(first name): John

(middle name): Thomas

Date of birth

(month): July

(day): 11

(year): 1884

Place of Birth

(town): Richmond

(county): Henrico

(state): Virginia

(country): USA

Name of father: Thomas Dollard

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Mary Ellen (?)

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): catholic

Married: December 8

year: 1919

at: Loveland, Colorado

To (maiden name): Fern Cramer

Born: August 25

year: 1893

at: Kinsley, Kansas

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College Fraternities: Kappa Alpha (?) University (?)

Previous military service or training: 2 years 6 months R. L. S. Blues (?) Richmond Va; 4 months Trooper 8th US Calvary

Education

(Preparatory): (?) School Richmond Va

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Education

(University): Georgetown (?)

(Degrees): none

Occupation before entry into service: civil service clerk

employer: US Government

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 906

(town): richmond

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Present home address

(street number): Northbrook Courts

(town): Washington DC

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 26th 1918

at (place): Charleston NC

as a (rank): Captain

in the: Quartermaster Corps

section of the : National Army

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(company): Atlanta Deport Atlanta Ga

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, N.J.

on (ship): S.S. Mt Vernon

(date): May 22/99

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest, France

(date): May 30 1919

Proceeded from : Brest France

to: Paris & Charmant

(date): May 30 1919

From: Charmant, N Paris May 31/1919

to: Rome Italy

(date): June 7/1919

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to: Constantrople

(date): June 17th 1919

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WAR RECORD

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Arrived at (American port): Hoboken NJ

on (ship): SS Agamen[?]

Date: July 22/1919

(from): Brent, France

Discharged from service at (place): Continued as Emergency officer until commissioned in Regular Army

(date): July 1, 1918

as a (rank): 1st Lt [omc]

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Regular Army

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?: Desired military service

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Good

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Beneficial and Educational

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: None

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.

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

on (date): September 1st

year: 19[?]

(full name): John Thomas Dollard

(rank): Captain (now 1st Lt)

(branch of service): OMC

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

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