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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Lester L. Havill Filed: August 12, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Lester L. Havill

#2849760  Cpl. Casual Det. 708 Dem Group.  Last Assigned Co. "B" 337 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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15-18, & Ltr. A. G. A. Nov. 30-18


Said    Lester L. Havill was born in    Garnerville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Machine Assenbler

He had  Blue  eyes,     light  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   8 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Lester L. Havill Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Aug. 5, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.  Haute- Alsace

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Machine Assembler

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple]   May 21, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 21, 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. Aug. 16, 1918   Arrived in U. S. May 29, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Lester L. Havill
    Sidney C. Host
    1st Lieut. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond