Lee, Russell Eager.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Lee

(first name): Russell

(middle name): Eager

Date of birth

(month): December

(day): 11th

(year): 1892

Place of Birth

(town): Danville

(county): Pittsylvania

(state): Va.

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: John Lee

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Florence M. Jeffries

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: white

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no):

Church (denomination): Baptist

Married: yes

year: 1918

at: Fort Porter, New York

To (maiden name): Clara E. Bailey

Born: July 17

year: 1894

at: Culpeper, Va.

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Fraternal Orders: none

College Fraternities: Kappa Phi

Previous military service or training: none

Education

(Preparatory): 2 1/2 yrs. High school

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Education

(University): University of Maryland

(Degrees): Ph. G

Occupation before entry into service: Pharmacist

employer: Charles H. Goldsborough

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Culpeper

(county): Culpeper

Present home address

(street number): 414 Park St.

(town): Charlottesville

(county): Albemarle

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): March 5, 1918

at (place): Buffalo, N.Y.

as a (rank): private

in the: Medical Department

section of the : National Army

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(company): U.S. Army General Hospital 4

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Meade, Md.

(date): June 7, 1919

as a (rank): Sergeant

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Pharmacist

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?: Perfectly willing to do military duty. Glad when my call came to have the suspense over with.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Physical improvement. Gained weight and healthier generally. Not much time for mental improvement except through association with other men

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: no over seas service

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Strengthened a belief in a Supreme Being

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?: Have been made more satisfied and a deeper love of home and country inculcated.

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): Charlottesville, Va.

on (date): February 26

year: 1921

(full name): Russell Eager Lee

(rank): Sergeant

(branch of service): Medical Department, U.S. Army

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Colaborator Fannie W. [illegible]

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