Kelly, David Wright Jr.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Kelly Jr.

(first name): David

(middle name): Wright

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 18

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Kelly's Ford

(county): Culpeper

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: D.W. Kelly

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: M.E. Stone

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): Baptist

Married: No

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College Fraternities: Phi Gamma Delta and Pi Mu (medical)

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Education

(Preparatory): High School

(College): Richmond College

Education

(University): Medical College of Va.

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Occupation before entry into service: Medical Student

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Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Culpeper

(county): Culpeper

Present home address

(street number): 419 W. Grace Street

(town): Richmond

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(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): June 14, 1918

at (place): Washington, D.C.

as a (rank): Hospital Apprentice 2nd class

in the: Naval Reserve

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(company): U.S. Naval Hospital

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at (place): Hampton Roads, Va.

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From (rank): 2nd Apprentice

to (rank): 2nd Pharmacist Mate

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WAR RECORD

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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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Discharged from service at (place): U.S. Naval Hospital

(date): September 12, 1919

as a (rank): 2nd Class Pharmacist Mate

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Medical student

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 volunteered

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): Richmond, Va.

on (date): March 11

year: 1921

(full name): David Wright Kelly, Jr.

(rank): Ph. M.2

(branch of service): U.S.N.R.F.

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

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