The following is my transcripton of the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Wesley Elmer Blythe.
FORM #: ?78
Name in Full: Wesley Elmer Blythe (Given name, Family name) Age in yrs.: 26
Home Address: 718 Wayne Danville Ill (No., street, city, state)
Date of Birth: Nov 4 – 1890 (Month, Day, Year)
Are you (1) a natural-born citizen, (2) a naturalized citizen, (3) an alien, (4) or have you declared your intention (specify which)? Natural Born
Where were you born? Lawrenceburg, Tenn. USA (town, state, nation)
If not a citizen, of what nation are you a citizen or subject? —–
What is your present trade, occupation, or office? Undertaker
By whom employed? Self
Where employed? Danville, Ill.
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on your for support (specify which)? Wife
Married or single (which)? Married Race (specify which)? Caucasian
What military service have you had? None Rank: No branch: No years: —– Nation or State:
Do you claim exemption from draft (specify grounds)? No
I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.
Wesley Elmer Blythe
(Signature or Mark)
(Notation in lower left corner) If person is of African descent, cut off this corner.
Tall, medium, or short (specify which)? Medium Slender, medium, or stout (which)? Medium
Color of eyes Blue Color of hair Lt. Brown Bald Slightly
Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, eye, or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled (specify)? No
I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows
______________Frank L. Natho
(Signature of Registrar)
Precinct: Ward 1, Prct. 3
City or County: Danville______________________
_________________June 5 – 1917
(Date of Registration)
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