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Name Henschel, James (Ned) Edward

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Image of 1996.51.136FF - Letter

1996.51.136FF - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0124_0001 Forward to Mrs. Stoes Motor Transport Co. 831, MTC, Motor Reception Park #3, APO 927, American E. F. Coblenz-Neuendorf, Germany. July 14th, 1919 Dearest of Mother: At last time to send the delayed weekly. Last week's is a most minus quantity, so this must make up for both. To get things chronological, on the night of the Fourth, Coblenz saw one of the most remarkable exhibitions of fire works on record. The Americans figured that a Fourth of July without fire works was almost as bad as one with out a picnic, and as the picnic was already on the list of things barred (GC 218, series 1918) fire works it was to be. SO, having fo

Image of 1996.51.136G - Letter

1996.51.136G - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0007_0001 GRAND QUARTIER GENERAL Etat-Major S.R.A. SERVICE DE LA CIRCULATION AUX ARMEES No. 3445 A/S.R.A. Le 6 Septembre 1917 Circulation et Sejour dans la Zone des Armees Le Titulaire de lar presente Carte est soumis aux regles dur personnel etranger Militarise au point de vue de la circulation et du sejour dans la Zone des Armees. Il est dispense du Carnet d' Etranger, mais ne pourra se deplacer, en automobile on chemin de fer, que s'il presente, a l'appui de la presente Carte, un Ordre de Mouvement indiquant le mode de locomotion our un Titre de Permission delivre par le chef de l' Office des Sections Etrangeres ou le Commandant de l' Un

Image of 1996.51.136H - Letter

1996.51.136H - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0008_0001 A.G.O. Form No. 650-6 THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of James E. Henschel, I do appoint him Second Lieutenant, Motor Transport Corps in The United States Army to rank as such from the twenty-sixth day of October, nineteen hundred and eighteen. He is therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of the office to which he is appointed by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And I do strictly charge and require all Officers and Soldie

Image of 1996.51.136I - Letter

1996.51.136I - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0009_0001 Regular Army of the United States AND OF THE STATE OF To all whom it may concern: This is to Certify, That James E. Henschel Private 1st Class, Quartermaster Corps Regular Army as a TESTIMONIAL OF HONEST AND FAITHFUL SERVICE, is hereby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the REGULAR ARMY of the UNITED STATES and of the State of by reason To accept a commission as 2nd Lieut. M.T.C. per par. 28, s.o. 299, GHQ AEF, dated [October] 26, 1918. Said James E. Henschel was born in St. Paul, in the State of Minnesota. When enlisted he was 21 5/12 years of age and by occupation a Student. He had Brown eyes, Brown hair, Medium complexion, and was 5

Image of 1996.51.136J - Letter

1996.51.136J - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0010_0001 Army of the United States of America To all who shall see these presents, greeting: This is to certify that by direction of the President and under the Provisions of section nine of the act of Congress, approved May eighteen, nineteen hundred and seventeen, James Edward Henschel Second Lieutenant Motor Transport Corps was honorably discharged from the military service in The United States Army at Camp Dodge, Iowa on the sixteenth day of September, 1919 EB Babbitt Brigadier General Commanding. Form No. 525-2 A.G.O. 3--6652 jhenschel_0010_0002 MILITARY RECORD Battles, engagements, skirmishes Craonne offensive July & [Augus

Image of 1996.51.136K - Letter

1996.51.136K - Letter

Full transcription of text follows: jhenschel_0011_0001 1st Ind. CC/jb Hq. American Forces in Germany, 5 July 1919, - To Commanding Officer, Motor Transport Company #831, M.T.C. 1. The only operations recognized as major are definitely indicated in General Orders #75, G.H.Q., c.s. and stars are authorized, only as prescribed in that order. By Command of Major General McGlachlin: W. A. Haverfield, Adjutant General. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136AG - Insignia

1996.51.136AG - Insignia

Insignia showing the Banner of the Reserve Mallet. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136AH - Invitation

1996.51.136AH - Invitation

Invitation to event for the American Field Service. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136M - Memorandum

1996.51.136M - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: French document honoring James E. Henschel for services to French armies in the American Field Service. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136AI - Letter

1996.51.136AI - Letter

Topics included in letter: James Edward Henschel's correspondence with the Adjutant General's Office regarding an application for a World War I Victory Medal. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136AR - Letter

1996.51.136AR - Letter

Topics included in letter: Writing letter on ship stationary; Sailing from New York- describes the sea and the events during sail-seasickness; Sighted ships and freighters; Passenger list-types of passengers; Language differences between French and English; Y.M.C.A French class; Scramble for stationary; Episcopal church services-enjoys evenings on deck; Track meet-ladies cigarette rolling contest; Money business and amount owed to Review of Reviews Co.; Picking up convoy; Bridge playing; Meal hours aboard ship-likes drinking tea; Concert given; Ambulance units sang songs; Passengers forbidden to undress due to dangers from submarines; Sleeping on deck in a steamer chair; Rumors about Frenc

Image of 1996.51.136AS - Letter

1996.51.136AS - Letter

Topics included in letter: At training school at last; Arrival at Bordeaux-question over whether submarine was a whale; Reception in Bordeaux gratifying-French flags by American flags; Describes French spirit-American duty to the War; At training camp for transport munition drivers; German prisoners working to relieve French for military service; Work of driving transports more dangerous than ambulance driving-French need for munitions transporters-spirit of all in the American Field Service; Explains difference in ambulance and munitions services; Will soon go direct to the Front; Explains how to address letters; Describes No. 21 Rue Raynouard; Likes Paris very much-describes Paris; Using

Image of 1996.51.136Z - Memorandum

1996.51.136Z - Memorandum

Full transcription of text follows: HEADQUARTERS, Camp Dodge, Iowa. August 18, 1919. To-The Camp Personnel Adjutant, Camp Dodge, Iowa. Attention Captain Pillsbury. 1. Demoblization approved. By Command of Brigadier General Babbit: (signature) Theophilus Parsons, Captain, Infantry Act. Camp Adjutant. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136AA - Memorandum

1996.51.136AA - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: Office of the Camp Surgeon, Camp Pontanezen, Base Section No. 5, A.P.O. No. 716. From: The Epidemiologist To: The Camp Surgeon, Camp Pontanezen Subject: Physical Inspection This is to certify that (signature line) has been inspected by the Epidemiology Board and proper disposition made of all men of this organization found to have LICE, VENEREAL DISEASE OR CONTAGIOUS DISEASE. Signed, Walter J. Bristow, Major, M.C. Chief Epidemiologist. Ist Ind. Office Camp Surgeon, Camp Pontanezen, Base Section #5 (date line) 1. Forwarded, approved. Signed, M.C. Stayer, Colonel, M.C. Camp Surgeon. I certify that EVERY officer and enlisted man of (organization

Image of 1996.51.136AB - Memorandum

1996.51.136AB - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: Office of the Camp Surgeon, Camp Pontanezen Memorandum: To Commanding Officer of 831 M.T.C. Before embarkation the following certificate will be rendered and delivered to the Office of hte Camp Surgeon. Signed, M.C. Stayer, Colonel, M.C. Camp Surgeon. Camp Pontanezen. Date, August. 2, 1919. From: The Senior Medical Officer of Camp Infirmary # 2. To: The Camp Surgeon, Camp Pontanezen. I certify that I have examined the troops under my care daily while in this Camp, including examination of throats; have taken temperature of all the men since receiving embarkation notice, and have sent all sick and those with one degree temperature to the hospi

Image of 1996.51.136AC - Memorandum

1996.51.136AC - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: List of military units attached. Headquarters CAMP PONTANEZEN Base Section No. 5,-S.O.S Your command will start from its camp area at 6:30 AM Aug. 3. 1919. It will follow exactly the route indicated by the guide detailed from the Billeting Office, and must arrive at Pier (blank) at 8 am Aug. 3, 1919. A distance of one hundred (100) yards between companies will be mantained. You will arrange with Transportation Officer (Tel. 21) for trucks to move organization property, officer's baggage, etc. and men unable to march. Trucks must be at your camp at 4 AM Aug. 3, 1919. All baggage must be ready and loaded promptly to avoid any delay of trucks. A detail o

Image of 1996.51.136AD - Memorandum

1996.51.136AD - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: PASSENGER LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS AND CASUALS RETURNING TO THE UNITED STATES. Lists names and organizations. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136L - Memorandum

1996.51.136L - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: Document in English and French titled "Commandant Doumenc's Appreciation of Work of Americans in the Reserve Mallet." Expresses the gratitude for the work performed by Americans in the American Field Service. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136N - Memorandum

1996.51.136N - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: Front: Roll of Honour, American Field Service. Division insignia. Back: Roll of Honor, World War I Richard Nelville Hall France December 1915 Edward Joseph Kelley France September 1916 Edward Carter Sortwell Salonica Nobember 1916 Howard Burchard Lines France December 1916 From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Image of 1996.51.136O - Memorandum

1996.51.136O - Memorandum

Contents included in memorandum: List of Packard trucks. From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.