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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


Page:  187

Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Jesse O. McLane Filed:  December 26, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Jesse O. McLane

                                       #3,224302 Private 163rd Depot Brigade



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     Certificate of Disability, per 4th Ind. Hq. C. D. Chicago, Ill.  October 2, 1918. Existed prior to enlistment. Not in line of duty 


Said    Jesse O. McLane was born in     Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    29      years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,   dark  hair,     ruddy complexion, and was       5  feet   8 3/4   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Fort Des Moines, Iowa

This    19th   day of     October,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    A. G. COOPER  
    Lieut. Col., M. C., U. S. A.  





Name    Jesse O. McLane Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   mAY 27TH    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 qualified

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service     None

Physical condition when discharged     Poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Incomplete


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Incomplete  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good.

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. no time lost under G. O. 31,1912 or G. O. 45,1914.




  (Signature of Soldier) Jesse O. McLane
    Y. L. Bowers
    1st Lieut. S.G., U. S. A.
    Commanding  Detachment of Ptients.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond