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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Sylvester Curran Filed:  Dec. 28, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Sylvester Curran

#4006165  Pvt. Casual Det. 386-163rd D. B., last assigned Co. C 347th M. G. Bn.



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    Sylvester Curran was born in    Elkport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 1/4     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  gray  eyes,     black  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       5   feet     11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    7   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Sylvester Curran Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 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       A. E. F. Lys-Scheldt (Belguim) Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Triple Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 15, 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

              Left U. S. Sept. 14, 1918. Returned to U. S. April 20, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Sylvester Curran
Adjusted Service Certificate   John J. Shields
From Feb. 5-1925   2nd Lieut. Inf. U. S. A.
#1934999   Commanding 


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond