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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Emmett F. Dougherty

~Page 16, No. 548
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Emmett F. Dougherty #4818432, Corporal Cas. Det. 33 - 163rd 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: For convenience of Govt. per Tel. A.G.O. date Dec 3, 1918. Tele. Auth. W.D. Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter A.G.O. Nov 30, 1918.

Said Emmett F. Dougherty was born in Waukon in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 29 years of age, and by occupation a Court Reporter. He had Blue eyes, Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 4 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 10th day of Jan., one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) George M. Davies, Major Infantry U.S.A., Commanding


Name: Emmett F. Dougherty #4818432
Grade: Corporal
Enlisted: Sept 4, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Apppointed Cpl from Pvt Bn S.O. #34 Oct 1, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not qualified
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Court Reporter
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: No record
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: No record
Married or Single: Married
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No absence under G.O. 45- 1914. W.D. Or G.O. 31/12 W.D. No A.W.O.L Entitled to travel pay to Waukon, Iowa

(Signature of Soldier)
Emmet F. Dougherty
(Signed) Robert A. Dalzell, 2 Lieut. Inf. U.S.A., Commanding Cas. Det. #33; 163rd D.B.
Filed for Record this 21st day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Iowa. Form S 4 No. 13530. Date issued 1/10/1919, H.E. Lavine, agent
Camp Dodge Iowa Jan 10, 1919, paid in full $22.20; 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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