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     Gilbert F. Fox

#4818226  Sergeant Casual Det. 291-163rd  D. B. Last  assigned  Hq A. P. U. 466th



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    Gilbert F. Fox was born in    Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 9/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had  Brown  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  8 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    19th  day of     April    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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




Name   Gilbert F. Fox Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sep. 4,      1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Dec. 1,  -- 1918  Sergeant Mar. 8, 1919
Knowledge of any vocation    Clerk
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified  



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

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

Bronze Victory button issued
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none C. Bennett

Wounds received in service    None

Capt. Cav.  A. R. J.

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 45 

Entitled to travel pay



(Signature of Soldier)      

Gilbert F. Fox
Camp Dodge, Iowa   H. A. Gunderson
    April 19, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $100.87   Commanding  Cas. Det. 291  163rd D. B.

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  14th day of  January, 19 43    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond