Lewit, Jack Tillie.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): LEWIT

(first name): JACK

(middle name): TILLIE

Date of birth

(month): FEBRUARY

(day): 20th

(year): 1898

Place of Birth

(town): RICHMOND

(county):

(state): VIRGINIA

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: JULIUS C. LEWIT

Birthplace (country): MADISON C.H., VA.

Maiden name of mother: TILLIE KRAKER

Birthplace (country): RICHMOND, VA.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: WHITE

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): JEW

Married: NO

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Children

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Born:

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Fraternal Orders: MASONIC - PI TAU PI NATIONAL JEWISH FRATERNITY

College Fraternities:

Previous military service or training: RICHMOND LIGHT INFANTRY BLUES

Education

(Preparatory): JOHN MARSHALL

(College): RICHMOND COLLEGE

Education

(University):

(Degrees):

Occupation before entry into service: STUDENT

employer:

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 2510 W. GRACE ST.

(town): RICHMOND

(county): HENRICO

Present home address

(street number): 2510 W. GRACE ST.

(town): RICHMOND

(county): HENRICO

(state): VA.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): OCT. 1st 1918

at (place): RICHMOND, VA.

as a (rank): PRIVATE

in the: STUDENTS ARMY TRAINING CORPS

section of the :

Identification number: 5113903

Assigned originally to

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: RICHMOND COLLEGE, RICHMOND VA.

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Promoted:-

From (rank): PRIVATE

to (rank): CORPORAL

Date: OCT. 21st 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:

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

Arrived at (American port):

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Date:

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Discharged from service at (place): RICHMOND, VA.

(date): DEC. 9th 1918

as a (rank): CORPORAL

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: MERCHANT

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?: ABSOLUTELY IN ACCORD WITH PROCEDURE AS ADOPTED BY THE GOVERNMENT.

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?: BROADENEDD ME IN A DEMOCRATIC WAY.

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

Additional data: I ATTEMPTED TO ENLIST IN FIVE BRANCHES OF THE ARMY AND IN THE NAVY BUT WAS REJECTED IN EACH ON ACCOUNT OF MY EYE-SIGHT. I WAS ACCEPTED IN THE S.A.T.C. ONLY FOR LIMITED SERVICE FOR THE SAME REASON.

Signed at (place): RICHMOND, VA.

on (date): MARCH 23d 1921

year:

(full name): Jack T. Lewit

(rank):

(branch of service):

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

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