Chaney, John Grammar.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Chaney

(first name): John

(middle name): Grammar

Date of birth

(month): Oct.

(day): 15th

(year): 1985

Place of Birth

(town): Staunon

(county): Halifax

(state): Virginia

(country): U.S.A.

Name of father: Robert A Chaney

Birthplace (country): Staunton VA

Maiden name of mother: Mary Ann Hughes

Birthplace (country): Staunton VA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): No

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(Preparatory): High School

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Occupation before entry into service: Coca Cola [illegible]

employer: Coca Cola [illegible] Co.

Residence before entry into the service

(street number):

(town): South Boston

(county): Halifax

Present home address

(street number): Staunton

(town):

(county): Halifax

(state): Virginia

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): July 25th 1917

at (place): Farmville Virginia

as a (rank): Private

in the: infantry

section of the : National Guard

Identification number: 1288319

Assigned originally to

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(regiment): 116th

(division): 29th

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to (date): June 11th 1918

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Embarked from (port): New York

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(date): July 4th 1918

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(date): July 20, 1918

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(date): Setp. 7, 1918

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WAR RECORD

First went into action (place): [Dr?]

(date): Oct 8th

Participated in the following engagements:

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): :

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Name of hospital: Base #52

Location: chaumont

From (date): Oct 10

to (date): Nov 11

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Arrived at (American port): [Dr?]

on (ship): Matsonie

Date: May 20 1919

(from): [Dr?]

Discharged from service at (place): Camp Lee

(date): May 27 1919

as a (rank): 1st Class Private

RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Salesman

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?: Good

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: None

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?: None

What has been the effect of all these experiences as contrasted with your state of mind before the war?: None

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

Additional data: None

Signed at (place): Camp Lee

on (date): May 20

year: 1919

(full name): John G Chaney

(rank): Private

(branch of service): Infantry

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

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