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     Milton T. Gordon

#4006196  Private  Casual Det. 438-163 D. B. Co. "A"    Last  Ass'd  108th M. G. Bn.



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 & Ltr.  A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Milton T. Gordon was born in    Postville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 1/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farming

He had  Blue  eyes,     Light  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Crusler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name    Milton T. Gordon Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified
    Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Ia;

Form S3 No 11459

    Date issued   5-14-1919

H. E. Lavine, Agent



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Aug 29, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Sept 1st, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Oct 26--1918    Arrived U. S. March 3--1919



Signature of Soldier)    Milton W. Gordon

CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Walter W. Cooper
May 14th 1919   1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $87.00   Commanding  Cas. Det. No 438 163rd D. B.
A. D. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  27th day of  June, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond