Waller Jr., James Augustus.

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WAR HISTORY COMMISSION

STATE OF VIRGINIA

MILITARY SERVICE RECORD

Name in full

(family name): Waller, jr.

(first name): James

(middle name): augustus

Date of birth

(month): August

(day): 29

(year): 1889

Place of Birth

(town): Hebron

(county): Wicomico

(state): Maryland

(country): USA

Name of father: James A. Waller

Birthplace (country): USA

Maiden name of mother: Margaret C. Williams

Birthplace (country): USA

Are you White, Colored, Indian or Mongolian: White

Citizen (Yes or no): Yes

Voter (yes or no): Yes

Church (denomination): Episcopalian

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Fraternal Orders: Masonic 34 - Shriners, Oddfellows, Knights of Pythias

College Fraternities: None

Previous military service or training: 4 years VPI - Blacksburg Va

Education

(Preparatory): High School, Commerical

(College): Va. Tech

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(Degrees): B.S.

Occupation before entry into service: Student

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Residence before entry into the service

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(town): Hebron

(county): Wicomico, Maryland

Present home address

(street number): Y.M.C.A.

(town): Petersburg

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(state): VA

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WAR RECORD

Inducted into service or enlisted on (date): Sept. 16 1917

at (place): Salisbury, md

as a (rank): private

in the: 310 s.a. Camp meade md.

section of the : national army

Identification number: 1776805

Assigned originally to

(company): B (company crossed out)

(regiment): 310th

(division): 79th

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Trained or stationed before going to Europe:-

School, camp, station, ship: Camp meade md

From (date): sept 26 1917

to (date): may 8- 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Camp Jackson S.C.

From (date): may 9 1918

to (date): july 1918

School, camp, station, ship: Fort Sill, Okla.

From (date): july 1918

to (date): oct 11. 1019

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WAR RECORD

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RETURN TO CIVIL LIFE

Occupation after the war: Agricultural Tracker 3rd Agent

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?: Military service is arc. [Q?] was trying to graduate first in so doing I was drafted. I finished after discharge .

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

What were the effects upon yourself of your overseas experience?: [A line drawn, indicating blank]

What effects, if any, did your experience have on your religious belief?: Strengthened It

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?: Broadened

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

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Signed at (place): Petersburg, va

on (date): June 4

year: 1940

(full name): James Augustus Waller Jr.

(rank): 1st Leut

(branch of service): S.A. U.S.A.

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

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