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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Rufus K. Jefferson Filed: Dec. 28, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Rufus K. Jefferson

#750366  Private Cas. Det. 894  Dem. Group. Last assigned 17th 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, 1918,  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Rufus K. Jefferson was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    20    years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,   light  complexion, and was      5   feet   11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Rufus K. Jefferson Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Aug 22     1917, at  Jefferson Bks. Mo.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Rated

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    --------

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Sept. 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence G. O. 31-45 W. D. 1914.

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. July 7, 1918.   Arrived U. S. June 22, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Rufua K. Jefferson
    G. T. Beane
    Capt. Inf.  U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 894


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond