Hooper, Thomas Williamson.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Hooper

(first name): Thomas

(middle name): Williamson

Date of birth

(month): Nov.

(day): 2

(year): 1880

Place of Birth

(town): Selma

(county): Dallas

(state): Alabama

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: J.W. Hooper

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Letitia Johnson

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Presbyterian

Married: no

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Fraternal Orders: Masonic

College Fraternities: Pi Kappa Alpha

Previous military service or training: Capt Co. B, 2nd Va. Inf.

Education

(Preparatory): High school

(College): Hampden Sidney

Education

(University): Union Theological Sem.

(Degrees): A.B., B.S., B.D.

Occupation before entry into service: Preacher

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Culpeper

(county): Culpeper

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Culpeper

(county): Culpeper

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 10 May 1917

at (place): Fort Meyer, Va.

as a (rank): student officer

in the: Infantry

section of the : R.O.T.C.

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(company):

(regiment): 319th Inf.

(division): 80th

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Myer

From (date): 10 May 17

to (date): 12 Aug 17

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lee, Va.

From (date): 27 Aug 17

to (date): 20 May 18

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Embarked from (port): Norfolk, Va

on (ship): Zeelandia

(date): 20 May 18

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire, France

(date): 31 May 18

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Place: British sector

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): near Verdun

(date): 26 Sept 18

Participated in the following engagements: Artois sector, St. Mihiel offensive (Corps reserve), Verdun sector, Meuse-Argonne offensive

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): :

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken

on (ship): Graf Waldrsee

Date: 1 June 19

(from): Brest

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Sherman, Ohio

(date): 11 June 19

as a (rank): Captain

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Preacher

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?: Had no objection

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: (In one line?)

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

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: A great many

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: I am a good deal older

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): Culpeper, Va.

on (date): 15 Oct.

year: 20

(full name): Thomas Williamson Hooper

(rank): Capt.

(branch of service): Inf.

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

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