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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Francis J. Boland Filed:  Dec 28, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Francis J. Boland

#2694076  Cpl. Casual Det. #470-163 D. B. Last asgd Bat. B. 120 F. A.



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     Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Francis J. Boland was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  dk. Blue  eyes,    dk. brown  hair,   medium  complexion, and was     5   feet   10 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    17   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    Francis J. Boland Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 8     1918, at  Estherville, Iowa
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Apt. Cpl.     l7/8/1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Olse-Aisne off. Avacourt Sect. Meuse-Argonne off.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Triple June 11, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or W. D. 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. June 20 1918. Returned to U. S. May 4, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Francis J. Boland
    G. E. Jameson
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 470, 163 D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond