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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Henry C. Nightingale Filed: Nov. 9, 1928

Littleport, Iowa

Bertha L. Stoops

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Henry C. Nightingale

#1,414,723  Private Company "D" 166 Infantry


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   S. C. D. L/G. 4th Ind. H. C. D. Chicago T. M. February 18 1920

Said   Henry C. Nightingale was born in    Mederville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    -. S.A.G.H. 28 Ft Sheridan, Wyo.

This    16th  day of     March    one thousand nine hundred and     twenty

    M. F. Curtis  
    Major Medical Corps U. S. A.  






Name   Henry C. Nightingale   #1414723 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 17th     1917, at  Manchester, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated  
Horsemanship     No mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F.   Aism Name Offensive July 25th to Aug 6, 1918; St. Mihiel Off. Sept 12-16-1918; St. Mihiel Sector  Sept. 17-Oct 1, 1918; Meuse Argonne Off. Oct 11-18-1918; Meus. Argonne Sommisance Oct. 19-31-1918; Meuse Argonne Offensive Nov 4-8-1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Poor
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    --------------------
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    September 13th, 1917
Married or Single    Single

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31/12 or G. O. 45/14

Entitled to Sixty Dollars bonus,  entitled to travel pay to Littleport, Iowa

166 Inf. from April 17-1917 to March 16-1920; Served in France

Left U. S. June 27, 1918.   Arrived  U.S. July 22, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Henry C. Nightingale
    H. T. Curtis
    Major Medical Corps, U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. of Patients
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster Corps    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond