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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: John Kean Filed: Jan. 14, 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John Kean

#702154 Sergeant Casual Det. #1399 Demob. Group. Last assigned Service Park Unit #352 M. T. C.


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 and ltrs A. G. O. Nov. 30/18

Said   John Kean was born in    Bergan
in the State of    Minnesota When enlisted he was    30 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Blacksmith

He had  Brown  eyes,  Dk Brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   11 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    8th  day of     September    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    H. W. Jones  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  






Name   John Kean Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 18  1918, at  Chicago, Ill.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   Never


Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified


Horsemanship     No mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Am. Exp. Forces

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Blacksmith          

Wounds received in service    None                 

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Feb. 18, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Feb 18, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31/12 or 45/14

Entitled to travel pay to Monona, Iowa

Left U. S. Sept. 8, 1918.   Arrived  U S Sept. 1, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) John Kean
Camp Dodge Iowa   Dennis Delaney
Sept 8,, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full including   Commanding  Det.  1399
Bonus $89.11    
Paul Wattke    
"True exact certificate by me on 31 January, 1921 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medals by mail.
W. L. Echendorf, Notary Public


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond