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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: James W. Tapper Filed: February 4, 1921

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      James W. Tapper

#1413834  Pvt. 1cl Cas. Det. 920 D. O. Last Asg. M.P. Co. 280.


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. O. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   James W. Tapper was born in    Rowley
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was 18 years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    2nd  day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

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





Name   James W. Tapper Grade   Pvt.  1st.  Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 18    1917, at  Charles City, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  ---------------
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F. Aisne Marn July 31st, Aug. 6th, 1918; St. Miheil Sept. 12, Sept. 16, Meuse Argonne, Sept. 26, Nov 11, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Student
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    May 19, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Sept. 14, 1917
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No abs. under  G. O. 31-45 W.D. 1914 

Entitled to travel pay. Left U. S. June 30, 1918; Ret. to U. S. June 26, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) James W. Tapper
    Bert Lyon
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det. 920


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond