IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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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

#R-845,511  Pvt. 1 cl  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   Expiration of enlistment

Said   Otto Thomas was born in    Mason City
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a  soldier

He had  bro.  eyes,  dk. bro.  hair,  Dark  complexion, and was  5   feet   11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Fort Crook, Nebraska

This    14th  day of     March    one thousand nine hundred and     twenty

Ft Crook, Neb. March 15, 1920      
Paid this date final statement   J. E. Morris  
in the amount of $33.35, which   Colonel 20 Infantry  
includes travel pay.    


C. F. Jobson, Cpt. Inf.      




Name   Otto Thomas Grade   Pvt.  1st.  Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   March 15    1919, at  Chicago, Illinois
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  July5, 1917 to Mch. 14, 1919, Co. "M" 20th Infantry. Disch. as CK. Char. Ex. Sergeant R. A. O. 48, May 24/19 --
Noncommissioned officer   M.S. Sgt. Co. 3 June 5, 1919, R.A.O. 72, Aug. 13, 1919.
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not qualified
Horsemanship     No Mounted
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
 Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    no record
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    no record
Married or Single    Married Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  fr. duty G. O. 31 W. D. or 45 W. D. 1914. 

Entitled to travel pay, not entitled to bonus.

  (Signature of Soldier) Otto Thomas
    George Chase Lewis
    Captain 20th Infantry
    Commanding  Co "M" 20 Inf.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond