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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Leonard V. O'Brien

~Page 22, No. 603
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Leonard V. O'Brien, Pvt Q.M.C., #2905804, Military Police, Quartermaster Corps U.S. Army
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 Government per authority contained in Circular #7 W.D. 1918

Said Leonard V. O'Brien #2905804 was born in Waukon in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 28 7/12 years of age, and by occupation a Harness maker. He had Brown eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion and was 5 feet 7 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Fla. this 20th day of February, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) Wm. P. Duvall, Major General U.S.A., by Lewis B. Massie, Major Quartermaster Corps, Commanding


Name: Leonard V. O'Brien #905804
Grade: Pvt Q.M.C.
Enlisted: June 19th, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: No Practice
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Harness maker
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: July 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: July 13, 1918
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: Service - honest and faithful. No A.W.O.L. No absence under G.O. 45 W.D. 1914. Entitled to travel allowance. Recommended for re-enlistment. Co #2 Rec. Camp C.J.E.J. Fla. 6/21/18 to 7/22/1918. Military Police 7/22/18 to 2/20/19.

(Signature of Soldier)
Leonard V. O'Brien
(Signed) William V. Wilson, Captain, Quartermaster Corps, Commanding Military Police
Filed for Record this 28th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Entitled to travel allowance to Waukon, Iowa.
Transportation furnished. The Jacksonville Terminal Co., Feb 20, 1919, Jacksonville, Fla
Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Fla. Feb 20, 1919. Final statement paid in full ammounting to $87.46; J.P. Gasalein, 2nd Lt. Q.M. Corps


~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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