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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arthur W. Henthorn

#163539  Corporal, Co. D 13 Engineers



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     convenience of Gov't per Cir 106 WD1918


Said    Arthur W. Henthorn was born in    Waukon
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 2/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Brakeman

He had  Blue  eyes,  Dark  hair,  Dark  complexion, and was    5   feet  7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Ill.

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

    Frank A. Johnson  
    Major RA. USA.  




Name   Arthur W. Henthorn Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 30     1917, at  Chicago, Ill.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal April 19, 1919
Knowledge of any vocation    Brakeman
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Rated



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   Champagne Sec 8/18 to 9.18/17; Verdun Sec 9/18/17 to Oct 15, 1918; St. Mihiel 9/12 o 9/16/18; Meuse-Argonne Off. 9.26/18 to 11/11/18.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  June 19, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  July 14, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


(Signature of Soldier) Arthur W. Henthorn
Camp Grant, Ill.      Fred Hendrickson
    May 14, 1918   2nd Lieut  161 # DB.

Paid in Full $74.30


Including  Bonus of $60.00


Act of Feb. 24, 1919


S. H. Francis

S. H. Francis Capt., Quartermaster Q. M. Corps  
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