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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George V. Harrington

Surgt. #3011709  Company "C" 214th Engineers, Camp Custer, Michigan



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     Demobilization Orders A. G. O. Nov. 15, 1918


Said    George V. Harrington   was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 2/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Cook

He had  Blue  eyes,  D. Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  6 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Custer, Michigan

This    21st   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington D. C. Apr. 5, 1919   Glen E. Edgerton  
Paid $60 under Act of Congress,   Colonel of Engineers, U. S. Army  
approved February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray, Major O. m.      




Name   George Harrington   #30,11709 Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 29     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corp. R. S. O. No. 23. Sept. 13, 1918 -- Sergt. R. S. O. No. 26. 19, 1918 Mess Sergt. Co. O. No. 3 Sept. 25, 1918
Knowledge of any vocation    Cook
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Aug 24, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Aug 24, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Honest and faithful service
Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa
  (Signature of Soldier) George V. Harrington
Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Mich.   Geo. J. Foley
    Jan. 23, 1919   Capt. Engineers U. S. Army
Paid in Full  $33.15   Commanding  Co. "C" 214th Engrs.

W. T. Taber, Captain Q. M. C.

Filed for Record this  14th day of  February, 19 41    



Marjorie Downie Lenth


  County Recorder  


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond