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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: James W. Lewis Filed: January 5, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James W. Lewis

#2150881  Pvt. Casual Det. 163rd D. B. Last assgd Co. E. 130th 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    Tel. W. D. Nov. 15-18,  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 3, 18

Said   James W. Lewis was born in    Plainfield
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was    31 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Machine Moulder

He had  Grey  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  6   feet   3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    5th  day of     May    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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






Name   James W. Lewis Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   February 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
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       A. E. F. St. Mihiel

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Machine Moulder

Wounds received in service    Nov. 10 - 1918            

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [triple] Mar. - 13th, - 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    -----------  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914.
Entitled to Travel pay;
Left U. S. May 16 -1918    Arrived S. D. March 5, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) James W. Lewis
CAMP DODGE IOWA   Walter Cooper
May 5, 1919   1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full including   Commanding  Cas. Det. 376, 163rd D. B.
Bonus $103.65    
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond