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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Curtis J. Landon Filed: December 26, 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Curtis J. Landon

#4817660 Private. First Class. Company C. 87th Infantry.


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    W. D. Telegram January 16, 1919

Said   Curtis J. Landon was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   cafe Prop.

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   5 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27th  day of     January    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

Washington D. C. Apr 17, 1919   L. W. Mosely  

Paid $60 under Act of Congress,

  Lieut. Colonel Infantry U. S. A.  
approved February 24th, 1919.    


C. E. Gray


Major, Q. M. Corps.





Name   Curtis J. Landon Grade   Pvt. 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September  4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Ia.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Form 89      No. 17226

Horsemanship     None

Date Issued 1-27-1919

H. H. Levine, Agent

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Cafe Business           

Wounds received in service    None                 

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    September 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    September 30, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    No absence under G. O. 31-12 W. D.   and  G. O. 45-14  W. D.

Service honorable and faithful

Co. 54  163rd Depot Brigade  Sept. 4/18 to Oct  23/18.  Co. "C" 87th Inf. to date
 of discharge.
    Davenport, Iowa
    Issued on this discharge
    One Bronze Victory Button.
  (Signature of Soldier) Curtis J. Landon
Camp Dodge Iowa   William M. Johnson
Jan 27, 1919   Captain 87th Infantry
Paid in full $52.12   Commanding  COMPANY c.
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond