Kemp, Claudius Hall.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Kemp

(first name): Claudius

(middle name): Hall

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 6th

(year): 1891

Place of Birth

(town): Gloucester

(county): Glouceser

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: William [?] Kemp

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Martha E. Hill

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Methodist

Married: No

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Children

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory):

(College):

Education

(University):

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Occupation before entry into service: Farming

employer: Father

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Gloucester

(county): Gloucester

Present home address

(street number):

(town): Gloucester

(county): Gloucester

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 14, 1917

at (place): Gloucester, Virginia

as a (rank): Private

in the: 8th Co., Virginia Coast Artillery

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 613462

Assigned originally to

(company): 13 Co., Chesapeake Battalion

(regiment):

(division):

(or)

(ship):

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Monroe, Virginia

From (date): September 17th, 1917

to (date):

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Wood, Virginia

From (date):

to (date): June 24th, 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Monroe, Virginia

From (date):

to (date): September 10th , 1918

Transferred to:-

Company: L, Battery 7

Regiment: 14th , R.A.N.

Division:

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Date:

New Location: Fort Monroe, Virginia to help out [?] Battalion 74th Reg., on August 1, 1918

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Private

to (rank): Corporal

Date: September 1, 1917

From (rank): Corporal

to (rank): Sergeant

Date: April 1, 1918

Embarked from (port): Hoboken, New Jersey

on (ship):

(date): September 28, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): St. Nazaire

(date): October 7th, 1918

Proceeded from : St. Nazaire

to: Haussimurante, France

(date): October 20, 1918

From: Haussimurante

to: Mailly, France

(date): November 2, 1918

From: Mailly, France

to: Brest, France

(date): November 25, 1918

Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: Hussimounte

From (date): October 23, 1918

to (date): November 2, 1918

Country: France

Place: Railroad Artillery Specialists School at Mailly,

From (date): November 3, 1918

to (date): November 22, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date):

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:

Nature of casuality:

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(date):

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: On the U.S.S. President Grant

Location: going across from

From (date): September 28, 1918

to (date): until the boat landed October 7, 1918

Name of hospital: Base Hospital - 101, With influenza

Location: St. Nazaire, France

From (date): October 4, 1918

to (date): October 15th, 1918

Name of hospital:

Location:

From (date):

to (date):

Name of hospital:

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From (date):

to (date):

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

Arrived at (American port): Hoboken, New Jersey

on (ship): U.S.S. Mongolia

Date: December 22, 1918

(from): Brest, France

Discharged from service at (place): Fort Totten, New York

(date): January 2, 1919

as a (rank): Sergeant

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Sheet Metal Worker in the N.N.S.ID.D. Co.

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 State 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?: None

Photographs-- If possible enclose one taken before entering the service and one taken afterwards in uniform, both signed and dated.

Additional data: Picture taken in uniform Dec. 26, 1918

Signed at (place): Gloucester, Virginia

on (date): September 18th

year: 1919

(full name): Claudius Hill Kemp

(rank): Sergeant

(branch of service): Railroad Artillary

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

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