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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Leon J. Olinger Filed: August 31, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leon J. Olinger

#2139419  Cook, Co. F. 55th Engrs.


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   Auth. par. S. O. 177 Hqrs Camp Lee, Va. 6-26-19

Said   Leon J. Olinger was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  brown  eyes,  dr brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  five   feet   ten  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Lee, Va

This    27th  day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    John A. Shaw  
    Major Inf, U. S. A.  





Name   Leon J. Olinger Grade   Cook
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   No
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not qualified
Horsemanship     No mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A. E. F. 6/30/18 to 6/22/19

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Engineering
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Apr. 12, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Apr. 12, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No absence under  A. W. 107 

Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) Leon J. Olinger
    Robert H. Callon
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1035


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond