Wiley, John Robert Harmon.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Wiley

(first name): John

(middle name): Robert Harmon

Date of birth

(month): November

(day): 19th

(year): 1895

Place of Birth

(town): Mill Gap

(county): Highland

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: J.R. Wiley

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Maiden name of mother: Mary Elizabeth Woods

Birthplace (country): U.S.A.

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Methodist

Married: No

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Fraternal Orders: I.O.O.F.

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Education

(Preparatory): High School

(College): None

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Occupation before entry into service: Farmer

employer: J.R. Wiley

Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Mill Gap

(county): Highland

Present home address

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(town): Vanderpool

(county): Highland

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): None

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Under medical care:-

Name of hospital: Ft. McPherson

Location: Georgia

From (date): Oct. 22, 1918

to (date): Nov. 27, 1918

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Discharged from service at (place): Camp Jesup, Ga.

(date): April 18, 1919

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: School teacher & farmer

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 was one that was ready to make and help fill up the powerful military machine of our country. I enlisted in the branch I desired.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United State upon yourself -- mental and physical?: Good

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: Was not over

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?: Took no part

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: My mind is the same as General Sherman said in these few words, "War is Hell" a saying that is true

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): Vanderpool

on (date): January 16th

year: 1920

(full name): John Robert Harmon Wiley

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Moter Transport Corps

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

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