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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leo M. Matt

#3077104   Pvt. 1st Cl.  casual Det 1589  Demob. Group. Last Assg'd Field Remount Sqd. #312


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. 11/15/12  Letter A.G.o. 11/30/18


Said    Leo M. Matt was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 1/3  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  Brown 3  eyes, D. Brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  21  day of     Oct.,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

  John Mackay  
    Major Q.M.C. U. S. A.  




Name   Leo M. Matt Grade   Pvt. 1st cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 4     1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified  

Horsemanship     Not mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      A.E.F. MEUSE   Argonne 10/9 -11/11/18   First Army Arca 10/9-11/11/18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  none  

Wounds received in service    none


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     6-24-1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   6-24-1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay to Garnavillo, Iowa.

Left U. S. 8-6-1918    Returned  10-15-1919

Victory Button (Bronze) issued


CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Leo M.Matt
Oct 21 1919   Geo. W. Stiles
Paid in Full including Bonus $97.90   Capt. 47th Inf.
Paul Werttke   Commanding  Det. 1589
Filed for Record this 19th day of March, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond