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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: George W. Sterns Filed: Dec. 28, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George W. Stearns

#2156256  Casual Det. #806 Dem. Group (Last assigned Co. M. 350th Inf.


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. 1918 Ltr. A. G. A. Nov 30, 1918


Said   George W. Stearns was born in    Clayton
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  22     years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had brown  eyes, dk. brown hair, fair complexion, and was 5 feet 10 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    17th    day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Cps. U.S.A.  




Name   George W. Stearns Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 24,   1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Crpl. Oct. 30th, 1917. Sgt. Oct. 15th, 1918

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    Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple] Oct 31st, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed Oct. 31st, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. Aug. 16th, 1918. Arrived U. S. Mar. 13th 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) George W. Stearns
    P. D. Sheldon
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding Det. 806




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond