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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Orlin G. Mason

#3803290 Corporal, Compny "C" 380th 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    E. T. S. per Telegram  A. G. A. December 1, 1918


Said    Orlin G. Mason was born in    Indianola
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 7/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  gray  eyes, light  hair,  fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Sherman, Ohio

This    12th   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eightteen.


Dec. 12, 1918

  Major 380th Infantry U. S. A.  
PAID IN FULL $43.59     Commanding.
Ernest A. Olson, 1st Lieut. Q. M. C.    
Damian B. Hager, 2nd Lieut. Q. M. Corps    
Washington D. C. Apr 10, 1919 Paid $60 under Act of Congress, approved February 24,

C. E. Gray Major Q. M. C.





Name   Orlin G. Mason Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 22     1918, at  Pocahantas, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal fr Private November 13, 1918
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer Form 225 No 87724 Columbus, Ohio
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none to West Liberty, Ia, furnished on this

Horsemanship     Not mounted

certificate Dec. 12, 1918

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      none

E. J. Butterworth, T. A.
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none Union Depot, Columbus, Ohio

Wounds received in service    none


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     August 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   August 16, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Forwarded Nov. 18, 1920 Approved by R. W. Thorn
1at LT. 11th M. G. Ass't Recruiting Officer
Anti - Pneumo Lipo Vae November 29, 1918

No AWOL   none Absence under G. O. 31, 1912 or  G. O. 45, 1914

Entitled to travel pay to Pocahantas, Iowa

Left U. S. Aug 15th, 1918 and returned to U. S. June 1st 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Orlin G. Mason
    F. O. Valentine
    Capt. 380th Infantry
    Commanding  Co. C
Filed for Record this 26th day of February, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond