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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Otto Thomas Filed: June 6, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Otto Thomas

#845511  Cook Company M. 20th 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   Circular #101, 1919 W. D. to reinlist

Said   Otto Thomas was born in    Mason City
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 years of age

and by occupation a  Laborer

He had  Brown  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th  day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name   William F. Oberbroeckling Grade   Pvt.  1st.  Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18    1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Rated
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Jan 5, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 or 45--14 

Entitled to travel pay to Turkey River, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) William F. Oberbroeckling
    G. F. Beane
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1035


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond