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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Franklin Shaw Filed: Aug. 20th, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Franklin Shaw

#40063870 Private Cas. Det. #1640 Demob. Group; Last Assg'd 5th Infantry 


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, 1910, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said   Franklin Shaw was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  22 2/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had Brown  eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, and was 5 feet 4 1/2 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    Sixth    day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Cleveland Skinner  
    Major Inf. U.S.A.  




Name   Franklin Shaw Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26,   1919 , at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed Aug. 1, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed Aug. 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   nor Absence under G. O. 31, 1912 or 45 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.
Left U.S. Sept. 15, 1918. Returned Oct. 29, 1919.
Liberty Button (Bronze) issued.
  (Signature of Soldier) Franklin Shaw
    John Johnson
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Detach. 1640




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond