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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Homer J. Minney Filed: October 15, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Homer J. Minney

#1096728   Wagoner  Cas. Det. 1297 Demob. Group. Last Assgd. Btry. "C" 18th F. A.


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    Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918  Letter  A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Homer J. Minney was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    18 9/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Fishermam

He had  Brown   eyes,  Lt. Brown  hair, Ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24th    day of     August ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    C. H. Newby  
    Maj. Inf. S. A.  




Name   Homer J. Minney Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27    1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F. Champagne Marne Def. Jul. 15 -18-18. Aisne Marne OFF.; Muess Argonne OFF. Sept. 26 Nov. 11-18; Army of Occupation Nov. 13-18 to Aug. 5 - 19

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Fisherman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   July 5, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  July 19, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    No absence under G. O. 31 or 45 W. D.
Entitled to travel pay to McGregor, Ia.
Left U.S. April 23, 1918. Arrived U.S.  August 18, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Homer J. Minney
    H. R. Williams
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1297


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond