Holder, Robert Toliver.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Holder

(first name): Robert

(middle name): Toliver

Date of birth

(month): September

(day): 22

(year): [1201]

Place of Birth

(town): [illegible]

(county): [illegible]

(state): Va.

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Name of father: [illegible]

Birthplace (country): [illegible]

Maiden name of mother: [illegible]

Birthplace (country): [illegible]

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): [Protestant]

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): [Juniors High School]

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Occupation before entry into service: [Tire Builder]

employer: Goodyear Rubber Co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): [illegible]

(town): [illegible]

(county): [illegible]

Present home address

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(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 11, 1917

at (place): Paris Island, S.C.

as a (rank): Private

in the: U.S. Marine Corps

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Assigned originally to

(company): 9th Co.

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at (place): Paris Island

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Rifle Range Detachment

From (date): August 11, 1917

to (date): Paris Island, S.C.

School, camp, station, ship: Rifle Range Detachment

From (date): August [8?], 1918

to (date): Quantico, Va.

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From (rank): Private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: April 9, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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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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Discharged from service at (place): uantico [Quantico], Va.

(date): Jan 28, [1919?]

as a (rank): Corporal

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Railway Mail Clerk

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?: Did not care to lead a military life. Enlisted for four years to fight for my country

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Was a better man best mentally and physically at time of discharge than when enlisted

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

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

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.

Additional data:

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

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