Freeman, Louis Armistead.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Freeman

(first name): Louis

(middle name): Armistead

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 27

(year): 1894

Place of Birth

(town): Jarratt

(county): Sussex

(state): Virginia

(country): USA

Name of father: Edwin Jones Freeman

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Dora C Chambliss

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Methodist Episcopal South

Married: no

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Previous military service or training: West Point Military Academy

Education

(Preparatory): Warrenton High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Student

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 379 So. Church

(town): Spartanburg

(county): Spartanburg

Present home address

(street number): 417 So Church

(town): Spartanburg

(county): Spartanburg

(state): SC

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Oct 29th 1917

at (place): Ft McPherson

as a (rank):

in the: Infantry

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Assigned originally to

(company): Regular army

(regiment): 17th

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Ft McPherson

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School, camp, station, ship: Tampa FL

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School, camp, station, ship: Chicamauga Park

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Transferred to:-

Company: HQ

Regiment: 6th

Division: 5th

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New Location: Tampa, Fla

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken

on (ship): Lincoln

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and arrived at (foreign port):

(date): Apr.

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: San Die

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to (date): Aug 18 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Frappelle

(date): August 18, 1918

Participated in the following engagements: Frapelle

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): :

Killed in action, killed by accident, died of wounds, died of disease, wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, taken prisoner:

Nature of casualty: Mortally wounded

(place): Frappelle

(date): August 18, 1918

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Mixte

Location: San Die

From (date): Aug. 18 AM

to (date): August 18 PM

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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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Transcription:: Headshot of man wearing what appears to be military academy uniform

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