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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Milo M. Murphy

#4934418   Pvt. unassgd.  Last assgd  Q. M. C. A. E. D.


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    Convenience of Government  Par  I. S. O. 142 CZT May 22, 1919


Said    Milo M. Murphy was born in    Mederville
in the State of    Scotland When enlisted he was    18 8/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    6   feet  1  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Zachary Taylor Ky.

This    23rd   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

  Arthur J. Taylor  
Entitled to Travel Pay MF Maj. F. A. D. S. A.  
Dubuque, Ia.     Commanding.




Name   Milo M. Murphy Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 29    1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in   1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified  

Horsemanship     Not qualified


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     June 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   June 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Last assgd to Z. M. C. A. E. D.


  (Signature of Soldier) Milo M. Murphy
Bonus of $60.00 paid soldier by Capt. M. N. Ferria
F. L. ST. Claire QMC, USA Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. 1st Lt. F. A. U. S. A.
W. E. Smith 1st Lieut Inf. U.S.A.

Commanding  Casual Det. 1st Bn. 159th D. B.

Personal Adjutant 159 D. B.    
Filed for Record this 7th day of November , 1933  
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond