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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Michael Geraghty Filed: September 5th, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Michael Geraghty

#509739 Corporal, Coast Artillery, Unassigned



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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15/18, and letter W. D. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Michael Geraghty was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    35 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Barber

He had  Lt. Grey  eyes,  Dk. Brown  hair, Ruddy  complexion, and was  5------  feet   6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    9th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

Waashington, D. C. Apr 28 1919   William E. Puher  
Paid $60 under Act of Congress, approved   Major Infantry  
February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major, Q. M. Corps.      





Name    Michael Geraghty Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 20      1918, at  Mason, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None G. H. I. & P. R.R. Form L 46

Number 1119 Issued Jan 9 1919


Geo R. Kline  Agent


Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  S. C. 59 Dec. 11th 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Marksman Oct 4th  1918


Horsemanship     Not Mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Barber

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (triple) June 10, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   A. F. D. G. O. #45-14

Casually discharged Co "g" 163rd Depot Brigade , Camp Dodge, Iowa formerly assigned to Btry "E" 40th Artillery, C. A. C. Presidio of S. F. California.



Camp Dodge, Iowa (Signature of Soldier) Michael Geraghty

Jan 9 1919

  Guy C. King
Paid in Full $73.05   Captain  Infantry  U. S. A.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  Co. G. 163rd  D. B.
Capt. Quartermaster  U. S. A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond