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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Horace P. Gordanier

~Page 464, No. 2201
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Horace P. Gordanier, #2703655, Pvt 1 cl Casual Det #756 Dem. Group
Last assigned: Co. "M" 352 Inf.
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. W.D. Nov. 15-'18 Letter A.G.A. Nov 30, 1918

Said Horace P. Gordanier was born in Postville in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 29 2/12 years of age, and by occupation a Farmer. He had Blue eyes, Light hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 6 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 14th day of June, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(Typed) Louis Causler, Major Signal Corps, Commanding


Name: Horace P. Gordanier
Grade: Private 1st cl
Enlisted or Inducted: June 25, 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: A.E.F. Haute Alsace
Decorations, Medals, Citations: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Farmer
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: July 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: July 13, 1918
Married or Single: Married
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L, no absence. Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. Aug. 16, 1918. Arrived U.S. June 1, 1919.
(Signature of Soldier) Horace P. Gordanier
(Typed) John R.R. Miles, 1st Lt. Inf. U.S.A., Commanding Cas. Det 756
Filed for Record this 14th day of May 1941.
Lillian Meierkord, County Recorder

Handwritten notations on the document:
Ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Ia, Form S-3 No. 17989 June 14, 1919, H.E. Lavine, Agent
Camp Dodge Iowa Jun 14, 1919, paid in full $82.57 including bonus; A.M. 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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