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Soldier's Discharge


Name:  Richard E. Evans

Filed:  May 9th, 1919


      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.




To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Richard E. Evans

#3082929  Recruit Coast Artillery Corps unassigned, attached 23rd Company General Service 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   Demobilization; authority letter from Adjutant General's office dated November 23, 1918,


Said    Richard E. Evans   #3082929

was born in    Joliet

in the State of    Illinois

When enlisted he was    19     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue 7  eyes,  Light Brown  hair,  Medium Fair  complexion, and was  5   feet 10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Jefferson Barracks, Mo.

This    8th   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.







G. Hunter,




Colonel, U. S. A. retired.










Name    Richard E. Evans   #3082929

Grade   Recruit

Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 22     1918,

at  Wadena, Iowa

Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.

Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not 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     July 5, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  July 5, 1918


Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good

Remarks: Soldier entitled to travel pay to Wadena, Iowa

              No absence without leave. No absence under General Order 45 War

                  Department 1914.



(Signature of Soldier)

Richard E. Evans



Louis Leibrand



Captain Cavalry



Commanding  23rd Recruit, Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond











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