Raymond McCrave, Sr., CCC Record, 1934

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Following is a transcription of the Civilian Conservation Corps record for Raymond McCrave, Sr. which was obtained 2002 by writing to the National Personnel Records Center at the following address: National Personnel Records Center, 111 Winnebago Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63118-4126


INDIVIDUAL RECORD — CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Name: McCrave, Raymond W. 001-54,371
  2. Address: 77 Hunnewell Avenue, Providence, RI
  3. Date of Birth: September 21, 1913
  4. Birthplace: Providence, RI
  5. Nearest Relative: Clara McCrave, 77 Hunnewell Avenue, Providence, RI
  6. Unemployed Since June 1930
  7. Citizenship: Native Born
  8. Color: White
  9. Were you previously a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps? No

OATH OF ENROLLMENT

I, Raymond W. McCrave, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the information given above as to my status is correct. I agree to remain in the Civilian Conservation Corps for the period terminating at the discretion of the United States between September 30 and October 15, 1934, unless sooner released by proper authority, and that I will obey those in authority and observe all the rules and regulations thereof to the best of my ability and will accept such allowances as may be provided pursuant to law and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. I understand and agree that any injury received or disease contracted by me while a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps cannot be made the basis of any claim against the Government, except such as I may be entitled to under the act of September 7, 1916 (39 Stat. 742) (an act to provide compensation for employment of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties and for other purposes). And that I shall not be entitled to any allowances upon release from camp, except transportation in kind to the place at which I was accepted for enrollment. I understand further that any articles issued to me by the United States Government for use while a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps are, and remain, property of the United States Government and that willful destruction, loss, sale, or disposal of such property renders me financially responsible for the cost thereof and liable to trial in the civil courts. I understand further that any infraction of the rules or regulations of the Civilian Conservation Corps renders me liable to expulsion therefrom. So help me God.

(Signature): Raymond W. McCrave
Place: Fort Adams, RI
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of April, nineteen hundred and thirty-four.

Name of Enrolling Officer: A.C. Marshall, 2nd Lieut., 13th Inf.

DESCRIPTION

Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 123 pounds
Color of Eyes: Blue
Color of Hair: Brown
Complexion: Light
Previous Occupation: Laborer

RECORD OF SERVICE IN CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS

Served:

  • a. from 4/25/34 to 5/8/34 under War Dept. at Fort Adams, Rhode Island
    Type of Work: General Fatigue Manner of Performance: Satisfactory
    Last Paid to Include: Apr. 30/34 on Vou. No. ___ April 1934, accts. of F.E. Parker, Major, FD
  • b. from 5/9/34 to 9/30/34 under War Dept. at Camp Tripoli, 2122 N. Woodstock, NH
    Type of Work: Laborer Manner of Performance: Satisfactory
    Last Paid to Include: 9/30/34 on Vou. No. Payroll 194th Co. CCC Dept. Sept. 1934, accts. of F.E. Parker, Major, FD
  • c. from 10/1/34 to 3/30/35 under War Dept. at Camp Tripoli, 2122 N. Woodstock, NH
    Type of Work: Laborer Manner of Performance: Satisfactory
    Last Paid to Include: 3/30/35 on Vou. No. Payroll 194th Co. CCC Mar. 1935, accts. of F.E. Parker, Major, FD

Allotments:

Clara McCrave
77 Hunnewell Avenue, Providence, RI
$25.00

Remarks:

Honorably discharged, termination of enrollment, auth. Par. 1, Memo #23, HFCA, dated 2/25/35.
No physical defects noted on date of discharge.
PAID, in full.
Best suited in civilian life as laborer.

Discharged from W.D. 3/30/35, at Camp Tripoli, NH because of termination of enrollment.

Transportation waived.

Signed: Thomas K. Lynch, Jr., Captain, 376 Inf., Commanding 194th Co. CCC

RECORD OF PHYSICAL EXAMINATION-CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS

Last Name: McCrave
First Name: Raymond
Middle Name: W.
001-54,371

I. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AT PLACE OF ACCEPTANCE OF ENROLLMENT

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II. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

Vision: Right Eye 20/20
Vision: Left Eye 20/20
Eye Conditions: Neg
Hearing: Right Ear 20/20
Hearing; Left Ear 20/20
Ear, nose, and throat condition: deviated nasal septum

Teeth: Strike out those that are missing

Teeth Right   Left
Upper 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1   1 2 3 4 5 -- 7 8
Lower 8 -- 6 5 4 3 2 1   1 2 3 4 5 6 -- 8

Mouth and Gums: Neg
Height: 61 inches
Weight: 120 pounds
General exam: Neg
General Surgical Conditions: Neg
Organs of locomotion: Neg
Genito-urinary system: Neg
Cardio-vascular system: Neg
Lungs: Neg
Neuropsychiatric Exam: Neg
Remarks: None

I certify that I have carefully examined the applicant and have correctly recorded the results of the examination; and that, to the best of my judgement and belief, he is mentally and physically qualified for service in the CCC.

Place: Station Hospital, Fort Adams, RI
Signature: John J, McCormick, Major, Medical Corps
Date: April 26, 1934

III. Record of Inoculation

Typhoid-paratyphoid: 1st dose April 26, 1934, 2nd dose May 3, 1934
Smallpox: April 26, 1934

IV. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON DISCHARGE OR TRANSFER FROM WAR DEPARTMENT CONTROL

I certify that I have carefully examined this member of the CCC and that he shows no essential change in physical condition as noted below.

No physical defects noted on date of discharge.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
EMERGENCY CONSERVATION WORK

APPLICATION MEMORANDUM

District 111
Organization Receiving Application: Department of Public Aid
Address: 22 Haymarket Street, Providence, RI

I hereby make my application for enrollment for the period of six months in Federal Emergency Conservation Work.

My name is Raymond W. McCrane, 77 Hunnewell Avenue. I am a citizen of the United States by birth; or I secured final naturalization papers on By Birth.

I was born at Providence, Rhode Island on September 21, 1913.

My usual trade or occupation is laborer. I have been unemployed since ____.

My education has been as follows: 8th Grade Grammar School.

I have been a member of the Boy Scouts with the rank or position of National Guard 103rd Field Artillery-Battery B Last May H.D.

The dependent relatives to whom I wish to allot parts of my cash allowance and the sums that I desire each one to receive are as follows:

Name: Mrs. Clara McCrabe
Relationship: Mother
Address: 77 Hunnewell Avenue
Amount: $25.00

I agree to abide faithfuly by the rules and regulations governing the work and the camps in which I desire to be employed.

Signature: Raymond W. McCrave

The United States Department of Labor certifies that Raymond McCrane of 77 Hunnewell Avenue, Providence, RI has been selected for enrollment in the Emergency Conservation Work under the provisions of Act of Congress, approved March 31, 1933, and has been directed to report to U.S. Army authorities at Room 508 Federal Building, April 26th at 9:30 a.m. for completion of his enrollment.

Dated: April 2, 1934

CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS
QUALIFICATION CARD

Name: McCrave, Raymond William
Main Occupation: Electrician
Years at it: 1.5
Weekly Wage: $25
Just what did you do? House wiring
Firm worked for: Worked for father
Kind of Business: Electrical work

Second Best Occupation: Carpenter Helper
Years at it: 1
Just what did you do? Carpenter's helper doing odd jobs

Greatest authority or leadership: Electrician

Race: White

Present Assignment and Future Changes:
Station: Fort Adams, RI, 4/26/34

Company: 194
Station: Camp Tripoli #2122, 4/27/34

Catholic

SCHOOLING

Common School: Number of Years: 8
Graduated: Yes
Institution: St. Theresa's Grade School, Providence, RI

PREVIOUS MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Branches: 103 FA
Years in Branch: 4
Highest Rank: Cpl
Category R.A.N.G., etc.: R.I.N.G.
Last Discharge: 1933
Specific Nature: Gunner Cpl
Years: 1
Months: 6
Last Date: 1933

Talent for furnishing public entertainment: none

Birthplace of father: Providence, RI
Birthplace of Mother: Providence, RI
Birthplace of CCC member: Providence, RI
How long in US: all his life
Citizen: Yes (checked)

Location of Employment Bureau: Providence, RI
Date of enrollment: 4/26/34

Signed: Raymond W. McCrave