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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
John L. Lien

~Page 12, No. 522
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: John L. Lien #5290169, Private S.A.F.C. Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
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: Expiration of Service

Said John L. Lien was born in Postville in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 20 years of age, and by occupation a Brakeman. He had Brown eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion and was 6 feet 1 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Decorah, Iowa this 11th day of December, one thousand nine hundred and eighteen.
(signed) Harold H. Fisher, 1st Lt. Inf U.S.A., Commanding


Name: John L. Lien #5290169
Grade: Private
Enlisted: Oct 12, 1918, at Decorah, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: No
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not qualified
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Brakeman
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: November 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: November 13, 1918
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No absence under G.O. 31- 1912 or G.O. 45- 1914. Entitled to travel pay to Decorah, Iowa
(Signature of Soldier)
John L. Lien
(Signed) Harold H. Fisher, 1st Lt. Inf. U.S.A., Commanding S.A.T.C. Luther College
Filed for Record this 18th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Chicago, Ill., Dec 11, 1918, paid in full $5.50; C.V. Murry, Maj. Q.M. G.


~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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