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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Michael D. O'Day Filed: Jan. 19, 1925
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Michael D. O'Day

#2150650  Pvt. 1/c Casual Det. #28 Dem. Group.   (Last Assd. Co. D. 349th Inf.


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 and Ltrs  A. G. A. Nov/30/18.

Said   Michael D. O'Day was born in    Little Port
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st  day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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





Name   Michael D. O'Day Grade   Pvt.  1/Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None Inter-Urban Railway
Noncommissioned officer   Never Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Rated Elkader, Iowa
Horsemanship     No Mounted Rated S3   #20408

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

Date issued - 6-21-19
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None H. H. Lavine, Agt.
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Mar 15, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Mar 15, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 or G. O. 45 (1914) 

Soldier entitled to travel pay

Left U.S.A. June 22nd, 1918.   Arrived in U.S.A. June 9, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Michael O'Day
Camp Dodge, Iowa   E. P. Luce
June 21, 1919   1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full Including Bonus $97.18   Commanding  Det. 828
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond