Smithers, Marion Wilkins

Title

Smithers, Marion Wilkins

Last Name

Smithers

First and Middle Name

Marion Wilkins

Hometown

Richmond, Virginia

County and/or State

Virginia

Birth Date

March, 23, 1900

Birthplace

Richmond, Virginia

Parents

John W. Smithers and Mary Bowels Smithers

VPI Graduating Class

1922

Undergraduate Major

Mechanical Engineering

Graduated

Yes

Service Branch

Army - in the VPI Students Army Training Corps (SATC)

Unit

Company C, VPI Student's Army Training Corps

Rank

Private

Military Events

Entered Student's Army Training Corps at Christiansburg, Virginia on October 22, 1918 and left when SATC was disbanded on December 7, 1918

Postwar Life

Smithers remained at VPI after the war ended, graduating in 1922. He said of the SATC that it "could have been more suitably named 'Stuck At The College."

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Marion Wilkins Smithers portrait from the 1922 VPI Bugle.jpg
Marion Wilkins Smithers picture from the 1922 VPI Bugle.jpg
Marion Wilkins Smithers from the 1922 VPI Bugle.jpg
Marion Wilkins Smithers WW1 Questionairre - VPI Class of 1920- pg 1.tif
Marion Wilkins Smithers WW1 Questionairre - VPI Class of 1920- pg 2.tif
Marion Wilkins Smithers WW1 Questionairre - VPI Class of 1920- pg 3.tif

Collection

Citation

“Smithers, Marion Wilkins,” VPI in World War I, accessed December 17, 2018, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/1064.

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