IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harry L. Stephens

#2385446  Pvt  Cook Cas. Det. 1127 Dem. Group  Last  assigd  Hdqs Co. 61st 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 Letter . A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Harry L. Stephens was born in    Cooper Co.
in the State of    Missouri When enlisted he was    24 1/3  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    C.H. Newby  
    Major of Inf. U. S. A.  




Name    Harry L. Stephens Grade   Cook
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Oct. 8     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa     Jefferson Brks, Missouri
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge. 
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       La Oude June 14 to July 3, 1918; Meu Henry La Cleappel July 13- Aug 23, 1918.  St Miheil-Salient Sept. 12-15, 1918; Meuse Argonne Oct. 12-Nov. 11, 1918. Army of Occupation April 6 to May 22, 1919

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  Oct. 14, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Oct. 14, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45.

Entitled to travel pay Elkader, Iowa

Left U. S. April 15, 1918.   Arrived U.S.  July  20, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Harry L. Stephens
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   P. L. Baldwin
July 28, 1919   Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $112.46   Commanding  ------------------
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  26th day of  January, 19 42  

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond