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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Aquilla J. Cords

#5293837 Private S.A.T.C.State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa



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     Expiration term of service


Said    Aquilla J. Cords was born in    Osborne
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    20      years of age

and by occupation a   student

He had  Blue   eyes,  brown  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       5   feet     9 1/2      inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Iowa City, Iowa

This    19   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    George W. Lobertson  
    Captain Infantry, U. S. A.  

Washington D. C. Apr 7, 1919

Paid $60 under Act of Congress, approved

February 24th, 1919

C. E. Gray

Major Q.M. Corps




Name    Aquilla J. Cords Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 20     1918, at  Iowa City, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not gualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions     none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation   student

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple)Typhoid prophylaxis completed     November  16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    November  16, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31 or 45-'14 W. D.

              Entitled to travel pay to Iowa City, Iowa




(Signature of Soldier)

Aquilla J. Cords
    Basil T. Church
    2nd Lt.. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding   Co. F.

Paid in Full   Dec 19, 1918   $19.

Clifford E. Caswell

2nd Lieut. QM.C..

Filed for record this 17th  day of   June    1941

Marjorie Downie Lanth  Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond