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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Otto Hansen Filed: March 23, 1925
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Otto Hanson, Private

Cas. Det. 81, 163 D. B. (#4010599) Utility Bn. Q. M. C. Camp McClellan



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    Auth. A. G. O. 11/15/18 and W. D. letter 11/30/18

Said   Otto Hanson was born in    Grand Forks
in the State of    North Dakota When enlisted he was    26     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  gray  eyes,  Lgt. Brn.  hair,   Fair  complexion, and was       5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge

This    28th   day of     Feb.    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps,  






Name   Otto Hanson Grade   ------
Enlisted, or Inducted,   August 20     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Never qualified

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    9/13/1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    9/13/1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  or time made good under (A. O. G.)  G. O. 31-45. 

Entitled to travel pay

Served with 20th Co. 157 D. B. 8/23/18 5th Rec. Bn. 157 D. B. 11/21/18.
  (Signature of Soldier) Otto Hanson
CAMP DODGE IOWA   Gerald F. Bearse
Feb. 28, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  $92.40 incl. $60.00 Bonus   Commanding  Det.  81.
A. A. Padmore    
Campt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond