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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  William B. Duff Filed:  October 11, 1921

      Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William B. Duff

#468558 Sergeant Coast Artillery Unassigned.



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    William B. Duff was born in    Grant Center
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    18 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,     Brown  hair,     M. fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    3rd   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Stephen H. Part, Jr.  
    Captain  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    William B. Duff Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Mar. 11     1918, at  Volga City, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Oct. 22, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

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

Triple Typhoid prophylaxis completed     April 6th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

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.

              Casually Discharged by Co. 4-163 Depot Brigade Camp Dodge, Iowa.

              Formerly assigned to Batt. D. 21st Artillery C.A.C. Fort Pickens, Florida.


  (Signature of Soldier) William B. Duff
    Grover C. Fillback
    Capt. Infantry, U.S. A.
    Commanding  Co. 4-163 D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond