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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: William J. Gleason Filed: May 15, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William J. Gleason

#851078  Sergeant Company "C" 63rd Infantry



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     under provisions Cir. 77 W. D. Nov. 21, 1918 


Said    William J. Gleason was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    16     years of age

and by occupation a   student

He had  blue  eyes,     flaxen  hair,   fair  complexion, and was       5   feet   5  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Curtis Bay Ordinance Depot M'd

This    12th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    A. H. Valsingham  
    Major 63rd Infantry  





Name    William J. Gleason Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal R.S.O. 141. June 21, 1918, Sergeant R.S.O. 73, April 7, 1919

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Student

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 10, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 6, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Entitled to travel pay

No unauthorized absence.
Served in Co. "C" 12th Infantry. May 15, 1917 to June 1, 1917. Co. "C" 63rd Infantry
  June 1, 1917 to May 12, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) William J. Gleason
    Eugene E. Pratt
    1st Lieut. 63rd Infantry
    Commanding  Co. "C"


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond