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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Michael J. Martin

#481866   Private, Quartermaster Corps, Unassigned


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 auth. W. D. Nov. 15-18  Letter W. D. Nov. 30,18


Said    Michael J. Martin was born in    Elma
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 7/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    five   feet  eight  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington D. C. Mar 28 1919 William E. PerLee  
Paid $60. under Act of Congress   Major Inf. U. S. A.  
approved February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray,      
Major Q. M. Corps      




Name   Michael J. Martin Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Horsemanship     Not mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   Never

Date issued
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None  

Wounds received in service    No records


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [triple] September 27, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No AWOL   no A. F1 D. G. O. 45-14

Casually discharged Co. 12-163 Depot Brigade Camp Dodge, Ia. formerly
assigned to Co. 29 Labor Regiment, Q.M. Corps, Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Fla.


Camp Dodge, Iowa

(Signature of Soldier) Michael J. Martin
Nov. 11, 1919   Chas. M. Herman

Paid in Full $51.92

  Captain Infantry U.S.A.
A. A. Padmore  Capt. Q. M. C.   Commanding  Co. 13-163 D. B.
Filed for Record this 13th day of November, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond