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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John F. Lane

#4006179, Private Casual Det. 1328 Demob. Group   Last Assigned Co. "D" 7th 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. Nov 15/18 A. G. A.  Letter A. G. A. Nov 30-18


Said    John F. Lane was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 11/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Black  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  4 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  
True extract certified by me on August 8, 1924 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by Mail.

Herman J. Coobs, Commander Pocket City Post 267     




Name   John F. Lane Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Noncommissioned officer   Never Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer __________________________________
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None Form S-3    No. 3030

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Date Issued ________ 19___

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service   None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     August 15th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   March 24th, 1919  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to Travel Pay to Elkader, Iowa

Left U. S. Sept 14th, 1918    Arrived  U. S. August 22, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) John F. Larson
Camp Dodge, Iowa   P. L. Baldwin
    August 28th, 1919   Capt Inf.  U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $102.30   Commanding 

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    

Recorded in the Historian's Book of Pocket City Post #267, American Legion, McGregor, Iowa.

Filed for Record this 27th day of February, 1937    
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond