Atkinson, John Gordon.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Atkinson

(first name): John

(middle name): Gordon

Date of birth

(month): 5

(day): 3

(year): 1890

Place of Birth

(town): Danville

(county): Va

(state):

(country):

Name of father: Lincoln Atkinson

Birthplace (country):

Maiden name of mother: Anna "

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Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

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Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): Crewe

(county): Va.

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): 3-29-17

at (place):

as a (rank): PVT

in the:

section of the :

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Assigned originally to

(company): L

(regiment): 317 Inf.

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at (place): Camp Lee

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Promoted:-

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to (rank): 1st. Cl. Pvt.

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(date): 5-25-17

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place):

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Participated in the following engagements: Artois sector. St. mihiel Offensive. Meuse Argonne.

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:

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

Arrived at (American port):

on (ship):

Date: 6-1-1 19

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Discharged from service at (place):

(date): 6-11-19

as a (rank): Ist Cl. PVT

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war:

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?:

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?:

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?:

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?:

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):

on (date):

year:

(full name):

(rank):

(branch of service):

The information contained in this record, unless otherwise indicated, was obtained from the following persons or sources:: Records Local Board & W.W. Cobb

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