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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Lester R. Nichols Filed: Dec 31, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Lester R. Nichols

#1476    Pvt.  Cas. Det. 447-163 D. B.    last assgd. Cas. Co. #484


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  Ltr  A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Lester R. Nichols was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue   eyes,  blond  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   five   feet   six  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    15    day of     May ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name   Lester R. Nichols Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 4    1917, at  Ellendale, North Dakota
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  Contriges A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  --------------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  --------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or abs. under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. Dec. 14, 1917. Returned U. S. Dec. 24, 1918.
  (Signature of Soldier) Lester R. Nichols
    F. B. Lefevol
    1st Lieut. Inf.
    Commanding  C. D. 447


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond