IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  John Adams Filed:  June 19, 1941

      Majorie Downie Lenth       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

KNOW YE, That  John Adams  a  Private
of the U. S. Marine Corps, who was   enlisted the 7th      day of       November     1918
at        DH, St. Paul, Minnesota        to serve for the duration of the war,
is hereby HONORABLE DISCHARGE by special order of the Major General Commandant. for the convenience of the Government; M. G. C., Telegram #11304, Dated February 4, 1919.
       Said   John Adam     was born       July 13th           1884   
at  Dragaweinsdorf, Austria ,  and when   enlisted was  65  inches high, with Blue #11 eyes
Dark Brown  hair,    Ruddy   complexion;  occupation,    Accountant
Citizenship:    N. U. S. Accepted for enlistment at      Dubuque, Iowa


     Given under my hand and delivered at     M. B., Paris Island, S. C.

This    28th   day of     February,    1919.

Paid in full           Twenty-five and 69/100 dollars  
Character             Excellent  


A true copy has been retained for reference           D. P. Hau    in settlement of claim for arrears of pay. 

Colonel, U.S. M. C.



    C. S. Schmidt  
    Capt. APM, U.S.M.  





Previous service:   NONE Promations and reductions:   NONE
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 8    1917, at  McGregor, Iowa

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Marksman, 12-19-18; m. q. #735, Series 1918 dated January 8, 1919.

Sea service:     NONE

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       NONE

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    NONE

Foreign service:      NONE

Wounds received in service    None

Military efficiency:        Good

Obedience:       Excellent

Sobriety:        Excellent

Remarks:   Milage paid from Dubuque, Iowa to Guttenberg, Iowa 



  (Signature of Soldier) John Adams
     D. P. Hau
    Colonel, U. S. M. C.
    Commanding Marines 


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond