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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Edward Barnes

~Page 21, No. 597
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Edward Barnes #634653, Private, Artillery, Unassigned
The United States Army, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is hereby Honorably Discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of: Tel. Auth W.D. Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter W.D. Nov. 30, 1918

Said Edward Barnes was born in Clinton in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 23 10/12 years of age, and by occupation a Farmer. He had Blue eyes, Dark Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 9 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 9th day of January, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) William E. Per Lee, Major Inf., Commanding


Name: Edward Barnes
Grade: Private
Enlisted or Inducted: November 20, 1917 at McGregor, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not rated
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: Served in A.E.F. from September 23, 1918 to December 22, 1918. War service Chevron authorized December 18, 1918.
Knowledge of any vocation: Farming
Wounds received in service: No record
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: December 5, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: ----
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No A.F.D. G.O. 45 1914. Casualy discharged from Co. 11, 163rd Depot Brigade, Camp Dodge, Iowa; formerly assigned to Headquarters 3d Brigade 74th Artillery, Fort Totten, New York.

(Signature of Soldier)
Edward Barnes
(Signed) Rufus W. Scott, Capt. Infantry U.S.A., Commanding Co. 11 - 163rd D.B.
Filed for Record this 26th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Camp Dodge Iowa Jan 9, 1919, paid in full $120.21; A.A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.


~source: Soldiers' and sailors' discharge record, 1917-1949; FHL US/CAN Film 1480794 Item 4
~transcribed by S. Ferrall for Allamakee co. IAGenWeb from scanned records contributed by Constance Diamond, coordinator of the Iowa Special Project, Iowa in the Great War


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