Thornton, Cornelia Elizabeth.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Thornton

(first name): Cornelia

(middle name): Elizabeth

Date of birth

(month): May

(day): 19

(year): 1893

Place of Birth

(town): Achilles

(county): Gloucester

(state): Virginia

(country): United States

Name of father: Harry Lee Thornton

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Virginia Lee Rowe

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

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Church (denomination): Baptist

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Occupation before entry into service: Nurse, Trained

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 2945 Clifton Avenue

(town): Baltimore

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Present home address

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(town): Baltimore

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(state): Maryland

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date):

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as a (rank): Nurse

in the: U.S. Army

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Identification number: 21209

Assigned originally to

(company): Unit 58, Base Hospital

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at (place): Camp Dix

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Embarked from (port): New York

on (ship): Olympia

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and arrived at (foreign port): Liverpool, England

(date): September 21, 1918

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WAR RECORD

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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: Died of disease

(place): Portsmouth, England

(date): September 28, 1918

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Name of hospital: U.S. Base Hospital, Unit 33

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

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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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Transcription:: Mr. H. Lee Thornton Achilles, Va. My Dear Mr. Thornton The Way History Commission is indebted to you for the service record of your daughter, Miss Cornelia Thornton, and at her request photograph is returned herewith. Please be assured that this record will be filed in the State Library, and her [?] will be included with those who served and made the supreme sacrifice in compiling the State History, and also the record will be filed in the County archives at Gloucester Court House. Cordially yours, Secretary of [?] and [?] Field [?]

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