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     Frank Gibbs

725113 Pvt. 1st cl. 2nd Co. Discharge Detachment Camp Grant, Ill.


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     Per. S. O. 22, Par. 20. Hdqs Camp Grant, Ill.  Jan. 22--1919.


Said    Frank Gibbs was born in    Burlington
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    29  years of age

and by occupation a   Gasoline Engineer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Black  hair,   Ruddy complexion, and was    5   feet  7 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Illinois

This    27th   day of     January    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington D. C. May 17, 1919   Robert S. Cooke  
Paid $60. Under Act of Congress   Major Inf. U. S. A.  
February 24, 1919     Commanding.
C. F. Gray      
Major Q. M. C. Corp.      




Name   Frank Giggs Grade   Private 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 2nd,     1918, at  Aledo, Illinois
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Gasoline Engineer  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     -----------------  

Horsemanship     -----------------

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       American Expeditionary Forces. Sailed from U. S. foreign service Aug. 8, 1918. Arrived at port on return to U. S. Jan. 9, 1919

Decorations, Medals, Citations:   ---------

Wounds received in service    -------------

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed         ----------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      April 26, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay to Aledo, Illinois



  (Signature of Soldier) Frank Gibbs
Camp Grant. Ill.  Jan 27, 1919   Albert W. Holt
Paidin Full $66.73   Capt. Inf. U. S. Army.
Alex C. McKelvey Capt. Q. M. Corps   Commanding  2nd Disch Det. Co.
D. E. Condern 2nd Lieut. Q. M. C.   Camp Grant, Ill.
Filed for Record this  14th day of  May, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond