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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Franklin Gordon Filed: August 27, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Franklin Gordon

#3013986 Wag. Cas. Det. 862 D. G. Last Asg. Co. B. 605 Eng.



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. W. D. Nov. 15, 18 Let. A. G. A.  11/30/18.


Said    Franklin Gordon was born in    Clermont
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    30 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Maj. Sig. Cps. U. S. A.  
  Des Moines, Ia.   Issued on this discharge
  one bronze VICTORY BUTTON




Name    Franklin Gordon Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 29     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

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       Sept. 11, 18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Sept. 11, 18  

Married or Single    single

Character  Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Sept. 30, 1918.  
Ret. U. S . A. June 18, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Franklin Gordon
    H. E. Killy
    Capt. F. A..
    Commanding  Det.  862


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond