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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Russell J. Hopley Filed: May 18, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Russell J. Hopley

#2138,318  Sergeant,  Cas. Det. 718  Dem. Group. Last Assgd Co. C. 313 Hd. Sig. 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. W. D. Nov. 15, '18, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, '18.


Said    Russell J. Hopley was born in    Blue Island
in the State of    Illinois When enlisted he was    22 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Asst. Telg. Mgr.

He had  blue  eyes,  dk. brown  hair,   dark  complexion, and was       6   feet   0  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    Russell J. Hopley Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 20     1917, at  Keokuk, Ia
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Apptd. Cpl 1/1/18. Sgt. Bn. S. O. 93 11/1/18

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Clerical Mgr.

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   Oct. 22,1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Oct. 22,1917  

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. 8-18-18.   Retd. to  U. S. 5-30-19.


  (Signature of Soldier) Russell J. Hopley
    William C. Bunch
    Captain Signal Corps, U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. C.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond