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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Cecil A. Briar

#2759404  Pvt.  unassigned, in Service  (also United States Army)



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     Letter, W. D.  D. M. A. Nov. 29, 1918


Said    Cecil A. Briar  #2759404 was born in    Garnavillo
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Monument Dealer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Light  complexion, and was    5   feet  8 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    A. S. W. Garden City, L. I. N. Y.

This    11th   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

Washington, D. C. Apr 23, 1919      
Paid $60.00 under Act of Congress     J. Y. C. Miereen
Approved February 24th, 1919     Major U. S. A.

C. E. Gray


Major, Q. M. Corps





Name    Cecil A. Briar  #2759404 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   August 1    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
    Ticket Form F 63 No15310 Issued Garden City, N. Y. to

Milwaukee, Wis

Noncommissioned officer   Never  

R. G. Rust, Agent

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Practice    



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Knowledge of any vocation    Monument Dealer
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     10/20/18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  10/20/18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good

Remarks:  No absence G. O. #45/14.  or A. W. O. L.  of record

              Entitled to travel pay

              Honest and Faithful


  (Signature of Soldier) Cecila A. Briar
Paid in Full $63.77   G. C. Brazell

Final Statement

  1st Lt. A. S. A.
S. J. D. Marshall   Commanding  5th Prov. Co.
Capt. Q. M. C. D. Q. Q.    
Filed for Record this    29th day of  April ,   19 36  

Verna  M. O'Connor


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond