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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Theodore Sanford Thompson

~Page 20, No. 593
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Theodore S. Thompson, No. 3009478, Wagoner Engrs. unassigned (last assigned 209th Engr. Train)
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. Auth. W.D. Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter W.D. Nov. 30, 1918

Said Theodore S. Thompson was born in Waukon in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 26 years of age, and by occupation a Truck driver. He had Blue eyes, Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 9 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 3rd day of February, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) William Per Lee, Major Infantry, U.S.A., Commanding


Name: Theodore Sanford Thompson #3009478
Grade: Wagoner
Inducted: July 30, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never. Appointed Wagoner Nov. 1, 1918 per Co. D #3
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: None
Horsemanship: None
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Truck driver
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: August 28, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: ----
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: Co. "D" 209th Engineers, Aug 15, 1918 to Sept 14, 1918. 209th Engineer Train Sept 15, 1918 to Jan 25, 1919. No A.W.O.L. No A.F.D. G.O. 45- 1914. Entitled to travel pay to Waukon, Iowa. Transferred to Camp Dodge Iowa for Discharge

(Signature of Soldier)
Theodore S. Thompson
(Signed) Guy C. King, Capt. Infantry, U.S.A., Commanding Co. 9 163rd D.B.
Filed for Record this 25th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Iowa. Form S4 No. 17719. Date issued 2/3/1919, H.H. Lavine, agent
Camp Dodge Iowa Feb 3, 1919, paid in full $42.74; 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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