George Ludovic Alexander:
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% officers {1st Co. 5th P.O.D.} 7 officers Check.
15 misc {2nd    "     "       " } 7 non com, 238 Em 5th P.O.D.
233       {3rd      "      "     " } 6 officers 3 non com 243 Em

Cap Smith Wagon Co. "303" 2 officers
2 non com
135 Em

1-officer -- 91 Pvts
Detachment Oversea Cos. Casuals
Evacuation Hosp. #19 33 officers

5 non com
232 Em

Camp
Convelesent Hosp #4 10 officers

2 non com
88 Em

S. 29
M. 30
T. -1

Capt Hagan 1st cl, #28
Lt. G.L. Alexander, Adj:
1st cl, #59

1st 5th - P.O.D.
Quartered = Sec #3 forward
C.O. = Lt. Mudd. 2nd Cl #105

1st Serg = Serg. Carpenter
Mess Sgt = Larson, 2nd [?] cl #101
Cl. #76

2nd Co. 5th P.O.D. forward
Quartered = 2nd 3rd 3rd Sec Sgt Fowler
C.O. = Lt. Trainer - 2nd Cl. #106
1st Serg =Srg. O'Brien - 2nd Cl. #97
Mess Sgt Sheridan 2nd Cl. #81

3rd Co. 5th P.O.D.
Quartered = Sec. #1 and #2. Sgt Jones
C.O. = Lt. Brown 2nd Cl. #107
1st Serg = Sgt Blanchard 2nd Cl. #83
Mess Sgt. Act. Christian

Wagon Co. #303 - 137 men
Quartered - Aft Sec. #5
C.O. : Lt. Howland 1st cl #47
1st Serg. Cohen 2nd Cl #79
Mess Sgt Holmes - 137 men

10-91 m
Detachment Overseas Cos:
Quartered forward Sec. #1
C.O. : Lt. Brady 1st Cl. #53
1st Serg. Welsh. Sec. #4
no mess sgt.

Evacuation Hospital #19. Quartered - Sec. #6 aft.
C.O. : Col Taylor #25 - 1st Cl.
1st Serg. Huddleston (Dyre)
no mess sgt.

Convelescent Hosp. #4 Quartered - Sec #5 Aft.
C.O. : Capt Sellers 1st Cl. #
1st Serg. : Wilson [name below is struck out and illegible] 104 2nd Cl
2nd Cl. #103
Mess Sgt.

Mr. Green
Troop Steward
2nd Cl. Cabin.

Infirmary
Hospital 6 - aft.
Isolation Ward opposite #6 aft
Medical Room #55

Y.M.C.A.
Services held in enlisted Mens Smoking room

Chaplin Dolin
Cabin #6 Main Deck.
Services held above officers Saloon

9 30 4 P.M.
Sick Call

5th P.O.D. Bn - Sec. 3 - Cap. Carmany
Lt. Strait
Cap. Wilson

Wagon Co. #303 - Cap. Smith
Sec. 5

Det. Oversea Casual Co. Lt. Packard
Sec. 1.

Evac. Hosp. #19 - Lt. Perrins
Sec. #6 Cap. Kline.

Convelescent Camp #4 Cap Williamson
Sec. #5

[math is faintly penciled across the lines on the bottom third of the page]

Barter

Boman - 56 N.R.

Dab-ashes #71 N. River = "Darbyshire"

Alardon-shift, drill - supervised by Co. Officers

Sr. Med. Officer places med. officer in each compartment

Bunks - head and feet alternate

Alarm - not nesseciarly danger.

Officer + men - carry life pres. and they are inspected daily by Comanding Officers

One mess officer - just to oversee -

One officer to go over gang plank first.

Canteen filled - flash light carried in fire drill.

All matches and flash lights taken up.

Police every 2 hrs -- Latrines, etc.

Inspection daily

Mail collected daily + censored

Par. 11 complied with

Hoboken - 3000

[pencil markings in the top margin illegible]

Pvt Marshall is my orderly and has permission to pass from one car to another.
G.L. Alexander
2nd Lt. Ord. U.S.A.

Pvt Marshall has permission to run errand for me.
G.L. Alexander
2nd Lt. Ord. U.S.A.

Debts
Lt. Dykes - 2 lbs
Lt. Trainor 2 lbs
Lt. Strachel $20.00

Capt. Hagan
$17.00 Board ship
3.00
7.50 Sam Brown Belt
50 meal Carlisle
20 Franks - La Harne.
Lt. Mudd - 50 Francs

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