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

~Page 18, No. 579
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Edward Colvin #2143272, Private Co. 35 - 9th De. Bn. 153 Depot Brigade
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: Letter A.G.O. Nov. 15, 1918

Said Edward Colvin was born in Manchester in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 28 years of age, and by occupation a Farmer. He had Blue eyes, Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 7 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dix, N.J. this 9th day of Dec., one thousand nine hundred and eighteen.
(signed) W.J. McKenna, Major Infantry U.S.A., Commanding


Name: Edward Colvin
Grade: Private
Enlisted or Inducted: Feb 24, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not qualified
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Farmer
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: March 16, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: March 16, 1918
Married or Single: Single
Character: Very good
Remarks: No absence under the 107th A.W. Entitled to travel pay from Camp Dix to Waukon, Iowa

(Signature of Soldier)
Edward Colvin
(Signed) H.E. Tscherssinger, Capt. Inf. U.S.A., Commanding Co. 35
Filed for Record this 24th day of March 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Transportation issued
Camp Dix, N.J. - 191- paid in full $139.02; R.L. Cave, Capt. Q.M.C.


~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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