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Military Discharges Filed at
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NAME Birthdate & Place Description/ Occupation Military Branch/Rank/History Residence/Misc. Notes
BLAKELY, Millard 12 May 1904 at Creston, Iowa 68 inches Tall, Brown eyes, Brown hair, Medium build, Ruddy Complexion. Occupation: Salesman Prv. US Marine Corps; Enlisted: 4 Jan 1927; Served in Peking, China 15 Mar 1928to 2 Oct 1930; Marince Corps Expeditionary forces in Nicaragua 11 May 1927 to 5 Aug 1927. Discharged: 3 Jan 1931.  
BRYSON, Vernie E. Council Bluffs, Iowa 6 ft Tall; Brown eyes; Brown hair; Light complexion. Occupation: welder. Age at enlistment: 18 11/12 years. Prv. Co. L, 3rd Iowa Inf./168 Inf. Army National Guard; Enlisted 11 Apr 1917 at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Served as a mechanic. Discharge 19 May 1919.  
HANSON, Oscar Harlan, Iowa 5ft 8 in Tall. Blue eyes; Light hair; Fair complexion. Occupation: Mechanic. Age at enlistment: 31 years. Enlisted in US Army on 4 Sept. 1917 at Harlan, Iowa. Engage enemy at Meuse Argonne. Left the US 28 June 1918, returned to US 7 July 1919. Harlan, Iowa. Soldier was married . He was paid in full including bonus of $78.44 when mustered out at Camp Dodge, Iowa on 14 July 1919. Bronze Victory Button.
SIECK, John R. Avoca, Iowa 6 ft. in. Tall. Blue eyes; Dark hair; Ruddy complexion. Occupation: Farmer. Age at enlistment: 22 1/12 years. Enlisted in US Army on 26 June 1918 at Harlan, Iowa. Ovt 1st cl., Co. A 55th Div M.G. Bn. Demob Group. Mustered out at Camp Dodge, Iowa on 10 Nov 1919 Harlan, Iowa. Soldier was Single. He was paid in full encluding Bonus $77.30 when mustered out.