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Soldier's Discharge Record





    A true copy of this document made
    by me on the 1 day of Feb. 1923
    for the purpose of securing the

Illinois bonus.


Walter C. Nelson Notary Public

To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Charles A. Erickson

#2063919 1st Sgt.-- Aux Remount #321



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    Convenience of Gov. Cir 252 W. D. 1919


Said    Charles A. Erickson was born in    Chicago
in the State of    Illinois When enlisted he was    25 3/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Ill.

This    27th   day of    Sept.,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    W. J. Muller  
    Major If., U. S. A.  




Name   Charles A. Erickson Grade   1st Sgt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 19,     1918, at  Chicago, Ill.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer  Cpl 3/13/19 -- Sgt 6/17/19/ -- 1st Sgt 8/25/19
Knowledge of any vocation    None
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated
  Forwarded Oct. 20 1920 Ill Cent. R. R.
  Approved by J. R. Vance Lt. Sep. 27, 1919
  17th M. G. BN. Rockford "B"
  For Victory medal with none ---Ill.---

Transportation Issued

  I certify that a Bronze Victory Button has been issued.

C. W. Burkett


Capt. Cav. A.R.O., Chicago, Ill.



Horsemanship     Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions        None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Oct. 8, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Oct 8, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31/1912;  45/1914.

              Entitled to travel pay to Chicago, Ill.


  (Signature of Soldier) Charles A. Erickson
Camp Grant, Illinois   Sept. 27, 1919   C. J. Weber
Paid in Full $97.30   Capt. Infantry, U. S. A.
Including Bonus of $60.00 Act of Feb. 24, 1919 Commanding  Demob. Group

M. E. Tows Sec.

M. E. Tows  Q.M.C.  U. S. A.    
TravelPay Paid to Chicago, Ill.    
Filed for Record this    3rd day of  February ,   19 42  

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond