Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Paul White Papers
Series Number: MS12-21
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on August 31, 2012.
Date Listed: August 31, 2012.
Date Span: 1917-1919
Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder.
Type of Material: Certificates, photograph and ephemera.
Condition of Material: Fair with minor fading and damage caused by handling.
Arrangement: Organized by format of material.
Biographical / Historical Information: Paul White served with the Company F, 113th Ammunition Train United States National Guard during the First World War. He was born at Hardin, Marshall County, Kentucky on Christmas day in 1896. He was mustered into military service at Murray, Kentucky on April 14, 1917 and assigned to Company L, 3rd Kentucky Infantry as a private. On August 5, 1917, he unit was drafted into Federal service and re-designated as the 113th Ammunition Train. The 113th was deployed oversees in the middle of October in 1918 and ordered to Le Mans, France. The unit returned to United States in December of 1918. He was discharged from the service on January 23, 1919. He later received a victory medal for his service during the war.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of certificates, discharge papers, pay record book and a photograph of Corporal Paul White of Hardin, Kentucky from 1917 to 1918.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
White, Paul, 1896-
Soldiers – Kentucky – Hardin.
United States. Army. Ammunition Train, 113th, Company F.