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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  John F. McGhee, Jr. Filed:  March 7, 1925

      Clara L. Curtis Otes      County Recorder.

                       Hazel Dohrer                 Deputy



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John F. McGhee, Jr.

#4006418  Private 12th Co. 157th Depot Brigade  U. S. Army.



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     Authority Telegram  A. G. A. Nov. 15,1918


Said    John F. McGhee, Jr. was born in     Cleveland
in the State of    Ohio When enlisted he was    25      years of age

and by occupation a   R. R. Signalman

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp McClellan, Ala.

This    25th   day of     Nov.    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    Hugh Evans  
    Capt.  Inf.  





Name    John F. McGhee, Jr. Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    R. R. Signalman

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:   No A. W. O. L. under A. W. #106

               Entitled to travel allowance

  A true copy of theis certificate has been made and attested by me eo enable soldier to obtain travel pay under the act of Feb. 28, 1919  

J. W. Woods, Major F. A. Davenport, Iowa



  (Signature of Soldier) John F. McGhee, Jr.
Camp McClellan, Ala. Nov. 25, 1918   E. W. MacQueir
Paid in Full 56.68   1st Lt. Inf.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond