Durham, Terry Colley.

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STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Durham

(first name): Terry

(middle name): Colley

Date of birth

(month): July

(day): 22

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Appomattox

(county): Appomattox

(state): Va

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Wm [William] A Durham

Birthplace (country): Va U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Ella W. Fuqua

Birthplace (country): Va. U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: yes

year: 1921

at: London England

To (maiden name): Miss Mary G. Harmsworth

Born: May 4

year: 1900

at: London England

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: Arachnidae at University of Richmond Va.

Previous military service or training: American Abulance in France 1915

Education

(Preparatory): Appomattox H. S.

(College): University of Richmond Va.

Education

(University): Oxford England

(Degrees): B.A. M.A. (Richmond) B.A. oxor, M.A. Oxor.

Occupation before entry into service: Teacher (mathematics)

employer: Richmond city public school

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 2501 W Grace St

(town): Richmond Va

(county):

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Appomattox

(county): Appomattox

(state): Va

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): % [5] Oct 1917

at (place): Appomattox, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : Regular Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): Co F (then to Hgrs Co.)

(regiment): 317th

(division): 80th

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(ship):

at (place): Camp Lee Va.

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee Va

From (date): 5 Oct 1917

to (date): May 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Jackson S.C.

From (date): May 1918

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School, camp, station, ship: Camp Merritt N.J.

From (date): May 1918 (for embarkation)

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Transferred to:-

Company: O.T.C.

Regiment:

Division: 80th

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New Location: Camp Lee

Company: Artillery Replacement Depot

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New Location: Camp Jackson S.C.

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Private

to (rank): Sgt

Date: Nov 1917

From (rank): Sgt

to (rank): Lt F.A.

Date: June 1918

Embarked from (port): Hoboken

on (ship): America

(date): 4 June 1, 18

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest 18 June 1918

Proceeded from : Brest

to: La Courtine

(date): June 1918

From: La Courtine

to: Sannuer Artillery School

(date): July 1918

From: S.A. School

to: Soudecourt officers R Depot

(date): Feb 1919

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France La Courtine

Place:

From (date): 25 June 1918

to (date): 12 July 1918

Country: France La Courtine

Place: Sannuer Artillery School Inst F.A. Oct 1918

From (date): 15 July 1918

to (date): Feb 1919

Country: France La Courtine

Place: University of Bordeaux Suply officers

From (date): Feb 1919

to (date): July 1919

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Was held as Instructor at Sanneur Artillery School

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Permanently disabled (through loss of limb, eyesight, etc.) (specify disability):

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken

on (ship): Northern Pacific

Date: 12 Aug 1919

(from): Brest

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee, Va

(date): 28 Aug 1919

as a (rank): Lt. F.A.

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: eal Estate Norfolk Va. (10 months) now advertising, London England

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?: I was very desirous to enter for the emergency, and felt the call of duty rather that [than] the desire for a military career

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Physical maintained my good physical condition Mental" Before entering T.C. the monotorry [monotonous] and dullness were terrible the mental experience in camp in U.S.A. was heartly beneficial

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Made me realize more deeply the use of international understanding, which is the true basis for International activity on myself the effects were naturally less than had I not been well acquainted already with France.

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Practically 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?: I have learned my own and other countries better and the wish to be a useful citizen has been greatly increased. The better I understand foreign countries the more patriotic I become.

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): London England

on (date): 30th Aug

year: 1921

(full name): Terry Colley Durham

(rank): ll [Lt]

(branch of service): F.A.

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

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