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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Tom W. Brunson Filed:  Dec 28, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Tom W. Brunson

#2.849.775  Pvt 1/c Casual Det. 1527 Demob Group. Last Assigned to General Hospital #31



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    Tom W. Brunson was born in    Iron Hill
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    30 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,     light  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    4th   day of     October,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Edw. J. Tugeer  
    Major  Inf., U. S. A.  





Name    Tom W. Brunson Grade   Private 1st Class (Nurse.)
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualifed

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 16, 1918  

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 to North Buena Vista, Iowa

              Victory Button (bronze) issued.


  (Signature of Soldier) Tom W. Brunson
    Bert Lyon
    Capt. Inf.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond