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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James P. Medberry

#2103946   Corporal Hdqrs Co. 347 Infantry Attached to 4th Co. 1st Tr Bn 158 for Discharge Per V.O.V.G. 158 DB


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 Tele A.G.O.  Nov. 15, 1918


Said    James P. Medberry was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Sherman, Ohio

This  18th  day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

  A. L. Kalelman  
CAMP SHERMAN, OHIO   Major Inf. U. S. A.  

Jan 18 1919

Paid in Full $67.01      
Ernest A. Olson, 1st Lieut. Q.M.C.    
Damian B. Hdqrs      
2nd Lieutennant, Q.M. CORPS    




Name   James P. Medberry     #2103946 Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18     1917, at  West Union, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal October 15, 1918  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none  

Horsemanship     none


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      A.E.F.  Sept. 3, 1918 to December 30, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  none  

Wounds received in service    none


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     October 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   October 31, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.    No Absence from Duty  Under  G. O. 45 W. D. 1914

Entitled to travel pay to West Union, Iowa.



TRANSPORTATION ISSUED (Signature of Soldier) James P. Medberry
N&W. RY.CO   L. A. Coleman
City Office   Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
Jan 18 '19   Commanding  4 Co 1st Tr BN
CHILLIGOTHE. O. 158 Depot Brigade
Filed for Record this 15th day of February, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond