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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Elmer H. Nichols Filed: Dec. 28th, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Elmer H. Nichols

#5293263    Private  S. A. T. C.  State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


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    expiration term of service


Said   Elmer H. Nichols was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    18     years of age

and by occupation a   student

He had  brown   eyes,  light  hair, light  complexion, and was   5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Iowa City, Iowa

This    18   day of     December ,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    George W. Robertson  
    Captain Infantry U. S. A.  




Name   Elmer H. Nichols Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 13    1918, at  Iowa City, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Davenport, Iowa, issued on this discharge one bronze Victory Button

Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    student

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  December 5, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  December 5, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    no absence from duty under G. O. 31 1912 or G. O. 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Iowa City, Iowa.
  (Signature of Soldier) Elmer H. Nichols
    Alexander W. Cavins
    2nd Lieut. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. E.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond