IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James W. Flynn

#13436673  Private  Casual Det. 973 Dem. Last  Assigned  Co. "B" 429 Motor Supply Gen.



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    James W. Flynn was born in    Colesburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Grey  eyes,     Light  hair,     Light  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name   James W. Flynn Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 15    1918, at  Manchester, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service None
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified  



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   July 6, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      July 6, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay



  (Signature of Soldier) James W. Flynn
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   H. G. Vermulyea
    July 11, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
PAID IN FULL INCLUDING Bonus $80.10   Commanding  Casual Det. 973

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster  U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  18 day of  Nov., 19 31    

Bertha L. Stoops


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond