IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Matthew D. Foran Filed:  Jul 18th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Matthew D. Foran

#3,224,200  Pvt. 1st cl. Cas. Det. 752 Dem Group Last Assgd. Co. F. 352 Inf.



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     Telegraphic Instructions W. D. Jan. 18-1919


Said    Matthew D. Foran was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Produce Buyer

He had  brown  eyes,     brown  hair,   light  complexion, and was       6   feet   1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Matthew D. Foran Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     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    Cream Solicitor

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple]    June 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 15, 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

Left U. S. Aug. 16,1918   Arrived in U. S. June 1,1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Matthew D. Foran
    Charles E. McUler
    Capt. 352 Inf.
    Commanding  Co. V.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond