Page: 448

Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  George A. Behn #2151055 Filed: June 9, 1923

      Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George A. Behn 

#2151055 Private, Ordnance Department, U. S. Army



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of    3rd Ind. C. Dept. Apr. 16, 1919 under Cir. 77  W. D. Nov. 1918, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    George A. Behn was born in    Osborne
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Light Brown  eyes, Dark Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet  7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Rock Island, Arsenal, Ill.

This    28th   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Harry B. Jordon  

Conlonel Ord. Dept. U. S. A. C. L. B.






Name    George A. Behn Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   February 24th   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Mar. 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Mar 13, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31/12 and 45/14.

              Entitled to travel pay from Rock Island Arsenal, Ill to Elkader, Iowa

              Co. "F" 349th Infantry Feb. 24th, 1918 to May 23, 1918. Ordnance Detachment

              May 24, 1918 to date of discharge.


  (Signature of Soldier) George A. Behn


~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond