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Transcription:: [BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOCOPY IMAGE OF NEWSPAPER CLIPPING]
[photograph of John R. Kerrick in uniform]

RETIRED WITH THE RANK OF MAJOR Q.M.C.

Captain John R. Kerrick Placed On The Retired List, Virginia Volunteers
By order of the Governor, through Adjt.-Gen. Jo Lane Stern, John R. Kerrick Jr., Who served in Europe as Captain, Quartermaster Corps, is placed on the retired list, with the rank of Major.
Major Kerrick enlisted as private in U.S. Artillery, 28 Oct. '97. In expedition to Cuba, June, July, August '98. Participated in battle, Santiago, Cuba, 10-11 July '98. On S.D. mail carrier, 24 Feb., '99. Apt. Col., Mar., '99. Promoted Sgt. 18 May, '99. Re-enlisted 28 Oct. 1900. 1st Cl. Gunner (Par. 9 S.O., H.E.D., 24 Dec., '01.) On S.D. instructing recruits, 19 Jan. to 28 March, '02. Asst. Steward, Exchange, 9 April, 1902; Steward, Exchange, May 5, 1902, until Oct. 27,'03.
Date discharge 27 Oct., 1903. Enlisted Co. "B" Va. Inf., Culpeper, Va., 27 Mar., 1907. Appointed Color Sgt. 1 April, 1907. Appointed Bat. Sgt. Maj. 10 June, 1900. Regt. Sgt. Maj., 1 June, 1910. 2nd Lt. Bat. Q. M. 2nd Va. Inf. 12 July, 1911. 1st Lt. Bat. Adj. 3rd Bat. 2nd Va. Inf., 15 Oct., '14. Qualified Marksman Va. Beach, 5 Aug. 1915. Responded to call President 18 June, 1916. Mustered in Federal Service, 1 July, 1916. Exchange Officer 2nd Va. Inf. S.O. 118, 3rd Aug. 1916. Mustered out Federal Service, 28 Feb. 1917. Responded to call of President, 25 March, 1917, Culpeper, Va. Mustered in Federal Service Luray, Va., 31 March, 1917. S.D. Recruiting Service S.O. 82, 1 June, 1917, relieved S.O. 116, 8 Aug. 1917. Left Roanoke, Va., with 2nd Va. inf., 5 Sept. 1917. Arrived Camp McClellan, Ala., 6 Sept. 1917. Transferred 54th Art. Brigade, S.O. 146, pursuant instructions H.Q. 29 Div. 25 Sept. 1917. Assigned 112 F.A. 29 Sept., 1917. Transferred 111 F.A. Par. 10, G.O. 14, 54th Artillery Brigade, 6th Nov., 1917. On S.D. Instructor Div., School Saddlers and Cobblers, G.O. 38, 29 Div., 17 Dec. 1917. Transferred to 104 Motor Supply Train, S.O. 107, 28 Dec. 1917. Transferred to 104 Motor Supply Train, S.O. 107, 28 Dec., 1917, H.Q. 29 Div. Camp McClellan, Ala. Promoted Capt. 104 Sup. Train, S.O. 69 W.D., 23 March, 1918. Left Camp McClellan, Ala., 21 June, 1918; arrived Camp Mills, N.Y., 24 June, 1918. Embarked from Philadelphia, Pa., for Europe June 28, 1918. Arrived Liverpool 15 July, 1918. Embarked Southampton, July 16, 1918. Arrived Cherbourg, France 17 July, 1918. In command of Co. "A" 104 Sup. Train 28 Dec., 1917 until 15 April, 1919. Transferred to Postal Express Service, Par. 2, S.O. 104, H.Q. 29 Div., 14 April, '19. Assigned to station in Paris, S.O. 108, 18 April, 1919, H.Q. Dis. Paris. M.T.O., P.E.S. Sailed for U.S.A. Sept. 17, 1919. Honorably discharged at Camp Meigs, D.C., Oct. 16, 1919. S.O. 243. Service no longer required. Entitled to two battle clasps on victory medal, S.O. 52 H.Q., P.E.S., 21 Aug., 1919. First Army Defensive Sector, Sept. 26-Oct. 7, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Oct. 7-Nov. 11, 1918.

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Original typed article has redundant text; transcription matches original.
Transferred to 104 Motor Supply Train, S.O. 107, 28 Dec. 1917.