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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Willard M. Martin

#4815223   Pvt. Cas. Det 776  Demob. Group. Last assgd. Co. K 2nd 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 letter A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Willard M. Martin was born in    Lima
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 1/12  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes, brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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




Name   Willard M. Martin Grade   Private.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept.4     1918, at  West Union, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Never Forwarded Feb 12, 1921
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer Approved by R. F.
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated Krauth W. Thom

Horsemanship     Not mounted

1st Lieut 47th Infantry

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Assistant Recruiting Officer

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None

For Victory Medal with------

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [triple] Sept. 25, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Sept. 25, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.   or  A.F.D.  G.O. 31/12 or  G. O. 45/14

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. never overseas


CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Willard M. Martin
June 14  1919   V. R---------------
Paid in Full including Bonus $102.25   Capt. Eng. U.S.A.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  776 Cas. Det.
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 17th day of March, 1942  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond