IAGenWeb Project - Allamakee co.

Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Certificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge Certificate
Frank W. Gonyier

~No. 396

Certificate in Lieu of Lost or Destroyed Discharge Certificate

U.S. Army to Frank W. Gonyier
State of Iowa, Allamakee county; Filed for record the 20th day of Feb. A.D. 1936 at 10:00 o'clock A.M., Emmett C. Sullivan, Recorder

To All Whom It May Concern:
Know Ye, that Frank W. Gonyier, #18773226, a Private of Truck Company #4, First Corps Artillery Park, United States Army, who was enlisted on the sixteenth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and eighteen, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. to serve for a period of the emergency was Honorably Discharged from the service of the United States on the eleventh day of August, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen, by reason of demobilization.

This Certificate is given under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved July 1, 1902, "to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish certificates in lieu of lost or destroyed discharges," to honorably discharged officers or enlisted men or their widows, upon evidence that the original discharge certificate has been lost or destroyed, and upon the condition imposed by said Act that this certificate "shall not be accepted as a voucher for the payment of any claim against the United States for pay, bounty, or other allowances, or as evidence in any other case."

Given at the War Department, Washington, D.C., this thirteenth day of May, one thousand nin hundred and twenty-five.
By Authority of the Secretary of War:
(signed) Wm. Hornfield, Adjutant General

Transcript from Record of Service

Prior service: None
Battles, engagements, expeditions: Aisne-Marne; Oise-Aisne; Meuse Argonne
Wounds received in service: None
Decorations, Medals, Badges, citations: None
Service overseas: France
Sailed from U.S. July 19, 1918
Arrived at port on return to U.S. August 3, 1919
Character given on discharge: [blank]


~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


Back to Discharge E-I