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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Theodore D. Hanson Filed: January 30, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Theodore D. Hanson

#2849749  Private Cas. Det. 886 Demo. Group. last assigned Hdqrs 315 Engineers Camp Travis Texas.



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,  letter A. G. A. Nov. 30/18


Said    Theodore D. Hanson was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Light  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   8 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    26   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Theodore D. Hanson Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     no rating

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. St. Mihiel Off. Sept 12 to Sept 16-1918; Meuse Argonne Oct. 17 to Oct 29-1918; Meuse Argonne Off. Nov. 1 to Nov. 11, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]    May 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 16, 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.

Left U. S. June 13/1918   Arrived in U. S. June 15/1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Theodore D. Hanson
    G. G. Edward
    Capt. 315 Engrs


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond