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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Claude Gleason Filed: Dec. 31, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Claude Gleason

#4818266  Wagoner Supply Co. 87th 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     Telegram War Dept. Jan. 18, 1919.Nov.


Said    Claude Gleason was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22      years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,   ruddy  complexion, and was   five  feet   7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    L. W. Moseley  
    Lieutenant Colonel 87th, Inf.  





Name    Claude Gleason Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]    Sept. 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  [triple]  Sept. 27, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 W. D. 12 or G. O.  45 1914 W. D.  14

Service honorable and faithful.

Entitled to travel allowance Co. 52, 163 D. B. Sep 5/18 to Oct 21/18. Co. D. 87 Inf. 

Oct. 21/18 to Nov.7/18. Sup. Co. 87. Inf.   Nov. 7/18 to Jan. 27/19


  (Signature of Soldier) Claude Gleason
    George W. Johns
    Capt. 87th Inf.
    Commanding  Supply Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond