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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James W. Martin

#2107662   Co I, Casual Det. 128, 163rd D. B.    Last assigned (Hqrs Co. 346th Inf.)


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    Tele W. D. Nov. 15, 1918 and Lts. A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    James W. Martin was born in    Rock Rapids
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 11/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Carpenter

He had  brown  eyes, brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  5 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     March,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

True Copy made by me October 30th, 1919

Louis Causler

for purpose of securing Soldiers Bonus granted

Major Signal Corp. U. S. A.

under Chapter 49, Extra Legislative Session   Commanding.
1919, State of Minnesota.    
J. H. Halvorson    
Notary Public, Hubbard County, Minn.    
My Commission Expires  Oct. 14th 1921    




Name   James W. Martin  2107662 Grade   Col..
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 21st     1917, at  Rock Rapids, Minn.
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal ......May 26th 1918
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Park Rapids, Ia.

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

Form S. J. No. 5757
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none H. H. Lavine, Agent

Wounds received in service    none


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [triple] Oct 18th, 1917


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

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent


No AWOL   none Absence under G. O. 31 or  G. O. 45

Entitled to travel pay.

Left U. S. Aug. 1918 left France Feb 25th  1919, arrived U. S. March 11th 1919


CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) James W. Martin

Mar 31  1919

  Chas. M. Henneman
Paid in full $147.14   Capt. Inf.

"Including Bonus $60.00"

  Commanding Cas. Det. No. 128 163rd. D. H.

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.


A. A. Padmore

Filed for Record this 16th day of April, 1931  
Berth L. Stoops    

Co. Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond