Wickline, Leonard Lewis.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Wickline

(first name): Leonard

(middle name): Lewis

Date of birth

(month): January

(day): 9

(year): 1895

Place of Birth

(town): Centennial

(county): Monroe

(state): West Va.

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: P. J. Wickline

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Jennie Wickline

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

Church (denomination): Southern Methodist

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: None

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: None

Education

(Preparatory): Preparatory

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Occupation before entry into service: Chauffeur & mechanic

employer: W. O. Holst, Toledo Ohio

Residence before entry into the service

(street number): 302 Broadway

(town): Toledo

(county): Ohio

Present home address

(street number): 216 Chestnut St.

(town): Covington

(county): Alleghany

(state): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 22, 1918

at (place): Covington, Va.

as a (rank): Automobile mechanic & chauffeur, pvt.

in the: Motor Transport Corps

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Identification number: 2748087

Assigned originally to

(company): O?

(regiment): Training Detachment

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at (place): University, Va.

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School, camp, station, ship: University of Virginia

From (date): July 22, 1918

to (date): September 27, 1918

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Company: B

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Division: M. T. C.

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Date: Sept 22/18

New Location: Camp [??] Ga.

Company: Detached Duty

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Division: M. T. C.

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Date: Feb 2, 1919

New Location: Camp Bragg, N.C.

Company: Det. Duty

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Division: M. T. C.

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Date: March 1919

New Location: Camp Polk, N.C.

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp [Jesup?] Atlanta Ga.

(date): May 27, 1919

as a (rank): Private [??] Motor [Command?] #27

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Truck Driver

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?: I had been turned down from Navy in 1914 & was glad to get to go & disappointed when I did not get to go overseas. Was ready to go when Armistice was signed.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: After leaving University of Virginia I was on duty most of the time as a chauffeur & [did?] very little [training?], but had the best of [health?] & was well satisfied.

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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?: [From what I had?][illegible][I thought of every life as a rough?] life but did not find it so and was well satisfied while in the service.

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

Additional data: We left Camp Bragg N. C. for Atlanta Ga. with a company of trucks & [illegible days?] [rations?] in February [next was the?][illegible] twenty two days & taken care of by citizens [Red? illegible] in May [we? illegible] company of trucks from Camp Polk N. C. to Atlanta Ga. in four and a half days

Signed at (place): Covington Virginia

on (date): March 23rd

year: 1922

(full name): Leonard Lewis Wickline

(rank): pvt.

(branch of service): T. T. C. Headquarters Motor Command #27

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

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