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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Joseph J. Geraghty Filed: January 4, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Joseph J. Geraghty

#2849776 Pvt. Co. "I. 357th Inf.  (Cas. Det. 97-163 D. B.)



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    W. D. tel  11/15/18 and W. D. letter 11/30/18


Said    Joseph J. Geraghty was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    30     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,   Fair  complexion, and was       5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11   day of     March,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps.  





Name    Joseph J. Geraghty Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1918, at  Camp Dodge, Ia
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None Inter-urban Railway
  Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Iowa
  Form S  3  No. 2264
  Date issued 3/11/1919
  H. E. Lavine, Agent




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions    Served in A. E. F. from June 18 1918 to Feb 22 1919

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      May 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 23, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  under  G. O. 31-12 or absence under  G. O.  45-14

Served in Co. I 357 Inf.

Entitled to travel pay



  (Signature of Soldier) Joseph J. Geraghty

Camp Dodge, Iowa

  Charley F. Robertson

Mar 11, 1919

  1st Lieut Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full $214.32   Commanding  Cas. Det. 97

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    

Including Bonus $60.00



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond