Johnson, Charles Irvin.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Johnson

(first name): Charles

(middle name): Irvin

Date of birth

(month): May

(day): 3rd

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Culpeper Co.

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Robert Lee Johnson

Birthplace (country): Rappahannock Co. Va.

Maiden name of mother: Ada Virginia Johnson

Birthplace (country): Rappahannock Co. Va.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Babtist

Married: no

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: none

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): 8th Grade

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Occupation before entry into service: street car conductor

employer: Capitol tractor co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 803 7 St. SW

(town): Wash. DC.

(county):

Present home address

(street number): 911 - 6 st. s.w.

(town): Washington D.C.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Inducted June 18 1918

at (place): Culpeper Va

as a (rank): private

in the: Infantry

section of the : National Army

Identification number: 3633173

Assigned originally to

(company): B

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at (place): Camp Lee Va.

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Company: Co. B

Regiment: 304

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Embarked from (port): Norfolk, Va.

on (ship): Madawaska

(date): sept 6 - 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest France

(date): sept 21 - 1918

Proceeded from : Brest

to: [Chatonnay?]

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to: Verneuil

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to: st agnon

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WAR RECORD

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken, N.J.

on (ship): U.S. Von steuben

Date: June 30, 1919

(from): Brest, Fr.

Discharged from service at (place): Long Island, N.Y.

(date): July 9, 1919

as a (rank):

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: street car Conductor

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?:

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

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

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?:

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): 911 6 st SW. Wash DC

on (date): sept 29

year: 1920

(full name): Charles Irvin Johnson

(rank): private

(branch of service): Infantry

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

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