Jackson, Henry Wirt.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Jackson

(first name): Henry

(middle name): Wirt

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 6th

(year): 1886

Place of Birth

(town): Keswick

(county): Albemarle

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Henry Wirt Jackson

Birthplace (country): Va USA

Maiden name of mother: Ellen Randolph Goodman

Birthplace (country): VA USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Episcopal

Married: no

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Fraternal Orders:

College Fraternities: Nu Sigma Nu

Previous military service or training: None

Education

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Occupation before entry into service: Physician

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 624 W 141 St

(town): N.Y. City

(county): N.Y.

Present home address

(street number): 777 Madison Ave.

(town): New York

(county): N.Y.

(state): N.Y.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): April 1917

at (place): New York City

as a (rank): 1st Lieut

in the: Medical Corps

section of the : National Army

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company): Co. #1 M.O.T.C.

(regiment): Fort Benjamin Harrison {?}

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: M.O.T.C. Ft. Benj Harrison

From (date): June 2 1917

to (date): Aug 28, 1917

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

From (date): Aug 28, 1917

to (date): " 1918

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Promoted:-

From (rank): 1st Lieut.

to (rank): Capt

Date: Jan. 1918

From (rank): Capt.

to (rank): Major

Date: Feb. 1919

Embarked from (port): New York

on (ship): S.S. Anchisis

(date): Sept. 1st 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Liverpool

(date): Sept. 13th 1918

Proceeded from : Liverpool Eng

to: South Hampton Eng

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From: South Hampton Eng

to: Havre, France

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From: Havre, France

to: Toul, France

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Toul

From (date): Sept. 1918

to (date): May 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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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Base Hospt.

Location: Camp Dix, NJ (Pneumonia)

From (date): Feb. 1918

to (date):

Name of hospital: Base Hospt. 78

Location: Toul France (Influenza)

From (date): Dec. 1918

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

Arrived at (American port): New York

on (ship): Imperator

Date: May 22, 1919

(from): Brest France

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Dix, NJ

(date): May 24, 1919

as a (rank): Major

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Physician

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 enjoyed my military experience in the Army and was only too glad to serve my country.

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?: Broadening & educational which I wouldn't take anything in the world for.

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?: A clearer insight into human nature and a better understanding of international relations.

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): New York City

on (date): June 27

year: 1920

(full name): Henry Wirt Jackson

(rank): Major

(branch of service): Medical Corps.

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

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