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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Leon A. Jones Filed: Feb. 25, 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leon A. Jones

#1214627 Private Cas. Det. #1000  Demobl. Group. Last Assigned to Depot Service Co. #96 A. E. F.


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 -18,  letter A. G. A. Nov. 30 -18


Said    Leon A. Jones was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23    years of age

and by occupation a   clerk

He had  grey  eyes,  brown  hair,   dark  complexion, and was       5   feet   6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Leon A. Jones Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   March 29     1917, at  Manchester, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Nov. 8, 1917.  Rec. Pvt. March 19, 1918

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    Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     July 17, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 13, 1917  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45 W. D. 1912-14.

Entitled to Travel pay to Edgewood, Iowa

Left U. S. Sept. 13, 1917.   Returned July 2, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) Leon A. Jones
    P. D. Mildon
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det. 1000


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond