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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Otto E. Flours Filed:       October 1, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Otto E. Flours

#4006334  Pvt. Co. L.  8th Inf. A. F. G.   Atl. 6th  Co. D. E. M. L.



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    Expiration Term of Service


Said    Otto E. Flours was born in    Elkhart
in the State of    Indiana When enlisted he was    26     years of age

and by occupation a   Teamster

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

      Given under my hand at    Fort Slocum, New York

This    11th   day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     twenty-one.

    LeRoy Bartley  
    Major C. A. C (D. O. L.)  





Name    Otto E. Flours Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 6,     1920, at  Goblenz Germany
Serving in     Completes 4 yrs. 11 mos. 19 days serve for Longturt Pay enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  Troop B, 6th Cav. for May 14/07 to May 13/10  Pvt. Char. Good Bat. E. 6th F. A. June 26/18  to June 6/19 Co. I. 8th Inf. June 17/19 to May 6/20.




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal Char: Excellent; Corporal May 6/20 to July 15/20

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Teamster

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      Mar. 8, 1920


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Mar. 8, 1920  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Very good


No abs. under A. W. 107 services honest and faithful.

Entitled to travel pay

Soldiers served record and affidavit show his bonifide home to be Elkhart, Indiana and he elects
travel pay to that place.


  (Signature of Soldier) Otto E. Flours
    M. M. Sway
    Capt.  of Inf. D. G. L.
    Commanding  5th Co., D. E. M.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond