IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Daniel R. Finnegan Filed: March 22,           1924
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Daniel R. Finnegan

#4006331 Pvt. 1st cl.  Casual Det. No. 1551 Demob. Group. Last Assigned to P. W. E. Co. #228.



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,  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Daniel R. Finnegan was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    31 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  brown  eyes,  black  hair,   ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   5  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    John Mackay  
    Major Q. M. C. U. S. A.  





Name    Daniel R. Finnegan Grade   Private 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     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 rated

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      Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 W. D. or G. O.  45 W. D. 14.

Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa

Victory button bronze, issued
Left U. S. September 15, 1918.   Arrived U. S. Oct. 4, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Daniel R. Finnegan
    G. G. Drake
    Capt. Inf.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond