IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Horace B. Farrington Filed:  June 3oth, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Horace B. Farrington

#4818096  Private 1st Cl.  Casual Det. 1245 Dem Group Last Assigned Base Hosp. #65.



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     Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918  and Ltr A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Horace B. Farrington was born in   Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet   7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    C. H. Henry  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  





Name    Horace B. Farrington Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship    Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service  None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [Triple]    Sept. 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 30, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or G. O.  45 - 1914

Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Town.

Left U. S. Oct 28, 1918   Returned to U. S. Aug. 6, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Horace B. Farrington
    P. D. Lilden
    Capt. Inf.  U. S. A.
    Commanding Det. 1245


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond