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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Hatcher

(first name): Fred

(middle name):

Date of birth

(month): -

(day): -

(year): 1886

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Cumberland

(state): VA

(country): USA

Name of father: Jordan Hatcher

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Mary Mack

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: Colored

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: No

year: 1

at: divorced

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Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): com school

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Occupation before entry into service: Lumber mill

employer: T D Baldwin

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Cumberland

(county): Cumberland

Present home address

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(town): Cumberland

(county):

(state): VA

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Oct 27 - 1917

at (place): Camp Lee, VA

as a (rank): Private

in the: Infantry

section of the : Nat Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): 41st

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at (place): Camp Lee, VA

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee, VA

From (date): Oct 27, 1918

to (date): August 25, 1918

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Date: 3 months

New Location: Camp Alexandria

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Embarked from (port): Newport News, VA

on (ship): Mercury

(date): Oct 13, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest, France

(date): Oct 27, 1918

Proceeded from : Brest, France

to: Marcelle, France

(date): Nov 3, 1917

From: Marcelle, France

to: Bordeaux, France

(date): Jan, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): worked eng - for loading crane

(date):

Participated in the following engagements:

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:

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

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

(date): July 14, 1919

as a (rank): Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Lumber Mill

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:: None

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: First Rate

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?: Good

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?: Good

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): (Illegible), VA

on (date): July 17

year: 1919

(full name): Fred Hatcher

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Eng - Loading Crane

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

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