Status: Complete


What was your attitude toward military service in general and toward your call in particular?: I felt it my duty. and volunteered because our Country was [illegible] in to the war, and could not avoid it.

What were the effects of camp experiences in the United States upon yourself -- mental and physical?: My experience in camp was short and did not effect me in any way much.

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: My overseas experience was an eduactional and that only makes one appreciate out country and government

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: None what ever.

If you took part in the fighting, what impressions were made upon you by this experience?: I only takened part in submarine attacks, it only made us more determaned to out do them and [ ann suregas ?] only gave us confidence in ourselves [?] and our country.

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): Nila Va.

on (date): Nov. 6

year: 1920

(full name): Arthur Marian Cotman

(rank): F-2-C

(branch of service): U.S Navy

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

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