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Label
1918-1919
Inclusive dates
1918-1919
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1918-1919, of Warren Earl Tomlinson (1888-1968) of Prince Edward County, Virginia, consisting of two diaries detailing his military experiences in the United States Army during World War I. Tomlinson describes camp life; his unit's marches; descriptions of New York, England, and France; an itinerary of their locations; list of addresses for fellow soldiers; and the correct spelling of locations where Tomlinson's unit stayed. There are also copies of his discharge papers and World War History Commission questionnaire. A biographical sketch is included
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Action
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  • Described
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Biographical or historical data
Warren Earl Tomlinson was born 21 August 1888 in Marion County, Indiana, to Escus Tomlinson and Belle Hughes Tomlinson. Tomlinson moved with his family to Louisiana in 1893 where he attended school. By 1912, he and his family moved to Prince Edward County, Virginia. At the United States' entry into World War I, Tomlinson was working at a factory in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was drafted in 1918 by the Prince Edward County, Virginia, draft board and inducted into the army, where he served in a machine gun regiment. Discharged from the army in 1919, Tomlinson returned to Prince Edward County, before moving to Baltimore, Maryland, then to New Jersey. After the war, he worked as a carpenter and plummer. Tomlinson married Evelyn Francisco in 1928, and they had no children. Tomlinson died 8 March 1968 in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
85
Immediate source of acquisition
Tomlinson, Keith
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491340
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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