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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William H. Brabham

#2853208   Private  1st Class   Casual Det. 798,  Dem. Group   last assigned Hdg. Co. 359 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     Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, & Letter A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    William H. Brabham was born in    Elgin, Iowa
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       6   feet     1  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    A. W. Jones  
    Major  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    William H. Brabham Grade   Private 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 28th     1918, at  Oelwein, Iowa
Serving in     1st     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       A. E. F. St. Mihiel Offensive, Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Puniville Sector

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [Triple] May 18, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 18, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   ------------------

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

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. for foreign service June 20th, 1918 arrived in U. S. June 6th, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) William H. Brabham
    W. E. Carson
Filed for Record this     20th    day of April      , 19 37 2nd Lt. Inf. U. S. A.

Verna M. O'Conner

  Commanding  798 Cas. Det.

County Recorder


Camp Dodge, Iowa



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond