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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Richmond T. O'Brien Filed: October 15, 1920

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Richmond T. O'Brien

#3777514 Pvt. Cas. Det. 1192, Dem. Group.   (Last Assd St. Navaise Ca. Co. 1662)


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. 15-18 Ltrs.  A. G. A. Nov. 30-'18.

Said   Richmond T. O'Brien was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    18     years of age

and by occupation a  Plasterer

He had  blue  eyes,  Dk. Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    4th  day of     August   one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    C. H. Newby  
    Major Inf., U. S. A.  





Name   Richmond T. O'Brien Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Aug. 25    1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     1st    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.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Plasterer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [triple] Sept. 10, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence G. O. 31 or 45 

Entitled to travel pay to McGregor, Iowa

Left U.S. -------------   Arrived U. S.  July 23, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Richmond T. O'Brien
    H. P. Kelly
    Capt. F. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1192


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond