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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Leigh M. Mathews Filed: August 25, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leigh M. Mathews

#1266995   Sergeant    13th Co. 2nd Regt. Air Service Mech.  Casual  Det. #676 Dem. Group.


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.  & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said   Leigh M. Mathews was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Mechanic

He had  Lt Blue   eyes,  Lt Brown  hair, Ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    9th    day of     June ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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





Name   Leigh M. Mathews  1266995 Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 21    1917, at  Ft. Logan, Colorado
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corporal from June 1, 1918 to Sgt. August 1, 1918

Rheims, Chateau Thierry, Aisne  St. Miheil, Argonne; Pair Air Defense, Served with First
Pursuit Group French Air-Service
above remarks continued in addition to all other
  Amount due him as provided in Sec. 1406 of the Revenue Act of 1918 Hpp. February 24,
1919 .... Co. H. 61st Inf. Oct. 8, 1917 to Feb 8, 1918; 13 Co. 2nd -- Regt. Feb 8, 1918 to French Pursuit.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    1 Gr.

Knowledge of any vocation    Mechanic

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  October 5, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 5, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service Honest and Faithful.
No A. W. O. L. on record.      No absence under W. D. G. O. 45, 1914.
Entitled to wear Two Gold Service Chevrons.
Served in France
Left U.S. March 4, 1918,  arrived U.S.  May 20, 1919.
Entitled to Sixty ($60.00) dollars.
  (Signature of Soldier) Leigh M. Mathews
    H. A. Gunderson
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 676


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond