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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): April 8, 1917

at (place): Norfolk, Virginia

as a (rank): Lieutenant

in the: Naval Reserve

section of the :

Identification number:

Assigned originally to

(company):

(regiment):

(division):

(or)

(ship): U.S.S. Montgomery, Norfolk Navy Yard

at (place):

Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

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to (date):

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Transferred to:-

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Regiment:

Division:

Ship: U.S.S. Westerner

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New Location:

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Promoted:-

From (rank): Lieutenant

to (rank): Lieutenant Commander

Date: July [?] 1918

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to (rank):

Date:

Embarked from (port): Norfolk

on (ship): Commanding S.S. Westerner

(date):

and arrived at (foreign port):

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Proceeded from :

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Trained or stationed abroad:-

Country:

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to (date):

Country:

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Gwyn

2. I was enrolled... [?]... Class [?]...April [?] , 1917, ordered to U.S.S. Montgomery, April [?] 1917. There served as Senior Watch Officer until June 3, 1918, was then detached and ordered to report to Supervisor Naval Auxillary Reserve, New York City, we transferred to Norfolk, June 21, 1918. And assigned as Relief Commander and Pilot between Norfolk and New York. Was promoted to Lieutenant Commander, July 30, 1918, continued same duty until December 24, 1918, was then ordered to duty as Commanding Officer of U.S.S. Westerner of 8800 tons deadweight capacity, and there served until August 29, 1919, was then ordered to inactive duty.

3. I subsequently resumed command of the same ship, U.S.S. Westerner, in civilian capacity as Master, October 3, 1919, and am now in command of the same vessel. I am now engaged in a voyage from New York to various ports in Japan and China.

I am also confirmed as Lieutenant Commander.