McDaniel, Winfred Porter.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): McDaniel

(first name): Winfred

(middle name): Porter

Date of birth

(month): March

(day): 12

(year): 1896

Place of Birth

(town): Lexington

(county): Rockbridge

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Penn A. McDaniel

Birthplace (country): VA - USA

Maiden name of mother: Lucy S. Surber

Birthplace (country): Va USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Presbyterian

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Fraternal Orders: (I.O.O.F.) (B.P.O.E.)

College Fraternities: Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity

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Education

(Preparatory): CF Seminary

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(University): University of {Louisville|

(Degrees): (D.D.S.)

Occupation before entry into service: Dental Surgeon

employer: self

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 10 Main

(town): Medicine Lake Mont.

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Present home address

(street number): 10 Main

(town): Medicine Lake

(county): Sheridan

(state): Mont

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 30, 1917

at (place): Helena, Mont.

as a (rank): 1st Leiutenant

in the: D.R.C.

section of the : D.R.C.

Identification number: officer

Assigned originally to

(company): Medical Detachment

(regiment): 363 Inf.

(division): 91st

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Lewis Wash.

From (date): Sept 8 - 1917

to (date): June 26 - 1918

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From (rank): 1st Lieut.

to (rank): Captain

Date: Mar 12 - 1919

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Embarked from (port): Philadelphia Pa

on (ship): City of Cairo

(date): July 6 - 1918

and arrived at (foreign port): Chereberge France

(date): July 26 - 1918

Proceeded from : Chereberge

to: Langres France

(date): July 30 - 1918

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(date): Sept 10

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): Sept 26, 1918

(date): Argonne County of [illegible]

Participated in the following engagements: St. Michiel Reserve, Argonne, Lys[illegible]

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: While in Russia as a transport office. Appendix busted

(place): Russia, transferred to Germany and I was operated on by a German surgeon

(date): May 20 1919

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: "House of John"

Location: Pressiche Holland east Prussia

From (date): May 26, 1919

to (date): Aug 4, 1919

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

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship): Riolus

Date: Sept 5 1919

(from): Brest

Discharged from service at (place): San Francisco, Cal

(date): October 31, 1919

as a (rank): Captain

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Dental Surgeon

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?: Life was what you made it.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Mental effects - none. Wonderful development physically.

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: In the past I had not appreciated my mother country as I should. I was in nine European countries.

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: no change in belief.

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: I was in (four crossed) 3 battles and over the top 4 times In the future my love for war will be the greater the distance the greater the love.

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: I am a stronger believer in universal training.

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): Medicine Lake Mont

on (date): Aug 10th

year: 1920

(full name): Winfred Porter McDaniel

(rank): Captain

(branch of service): U.S.D.C.

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

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