Mayo, Ulysses Simpson Grant.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Mayo

(first name): Ulysses

(middle name): Simpson Grant

Date of birth

(month): October

(day): 14

(year): 1895

Place of Birth

(town):

(county): Cumberland

(state): Va

(country):

Name of father: Samuel H Mayo

Birthplace (country):

Maiden name of mother: Mariah

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: Colored

Citizen (Yes or no):

Voter (yes or no):

Church (denomination): Pleasant View Baptist

Married: No

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Previous military service or training: Hampton Institute School of Cadets

Education

(Preparatory): Attended

(College): Hampton Normal & Agriculture Institute 5 Years

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Occupation before entry into service: At school, carpenter by trade

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Present home address

(street number):

(town): Columbia

(county): Fluvanna

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Enlisted Dec. 15, 1917

at (place): Ft. Monroe, Va

as a (rank): Private

in the: Engineer Corps

section of the : National Army

Identification number: 1972775

Assigned originally to

(company): Company "D"

(regiment): 317th Engineers

(division): 92nd

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Trained at Camp Sherman Chillicothe Ohio

From (date): Dec 15, 1917

to (date): June 10, 1918

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Pvt

to (rank): Corporal to Sgt

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From (rank): Sgt

to (rank): Sgt 1st Class

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Embarked from (port): Hoboken, NJ

on (ship): SS Mt Vernon

(date): June 10, 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Brest, France

(date): June 19, 1918

Proceeded from : Camp Sherman

to: Hoboken

(date): June 10, 1918

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country: France

Place: B{?}, France

From (date): June 19, 1918

to (date): Aug 12

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

(date): Aug 18

Participated in the following engagements: St Die Setor [???] [???] Aug 18, 1918 Meuse Argonne Sept 26th - Nov 11, 1918

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): Hoboken

on (ship): SS Coronia

Date: Feb 28, 1919

(from):

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

(date): Mar 26, 1919

as a (rank): Sergeant 1st Class

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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?: After the country had [illegible] war on Germany [illegible] the country of ..... offered my service freely

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: The association of [illegible] conditions and [illegible]

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?:

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?:

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:

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on (date):

year:

(full name):

(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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