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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Dale S. Brown Filed:  January 4, 1923

      Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Dale S. Brown

#4877943   Private  Co. B., Development Battalion Number One



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     Physical Deficiency per Surgeon's Certificate of disability and 4th Ind. 163rd Dept Brigade, Camp Dodge, Iowa. Nov. 25, 1918, giving as cause for discharge Valvular heart disease Mitral, insufficiency and Cardiac Hypertrophy. Discharged by order of the Secretary of War, Paragraph 7, General Order.


Said    Dale S. Brown was born in    Colesburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,     Black  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   eleven    inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    26th   day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    Ray McMahon  
    Captain  Infantry  

Washington, D.C. mar. 27, 1919

Paid $60.00 under act of Congree

approved Feb. 24, 1919

      C. E. Gray






Name    Dale S. Brown Grade   Private Infantry
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4, 1918     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     No Practice

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Physically unfit - poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     ----------------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple] Sept. 30, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   I Certify that the soldiers Character is Excellent. 

                                  D. P.

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

              Accepted by Local Board for Clayton County, Iowa, Order No. 66.

              Serial No. 54 Disability existed prior to enlistment not in line of duty.

              Soldier entitled to travel pay at 3 1/2 cents per mile to place of enlistment.


  (Signature of Soldier) Dale S. Brown
    William M. Brennan
    Captain Infantry M. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. "C" Dev. Bn. No.1


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond