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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Clifton P. Olson Filed:  March 18, 1919
             McGregor, Iowa

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Clifton P. Olson

#1110605 Pvt Hdqs 684th Aero Sqdn. Kelly Field Texas



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, Letter W. D. Nov. 30-18


Said     Clifton P. Olson was born in     McGregor
in the State of     Iowa When enlisted he was    18     years of age

and by occupation a   Avator

He had  blue  eyes,     Lt. Brown  hair,   Fair  complexion, and was       5  feet    inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge

This    19   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    George M. Davies  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  





Name:   Clifton P. Olson Grade    Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,     May 25    1917, at    McGregor, Iowa
Serving in     (1st)     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service    None




Noncommissioned officer    never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     unqualified

Horsemanship  Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Knowledge of any vocation   Avaition

Wounds received in service   None

Physical condition when discharged   Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      July 17, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed     July 17, 1918  

Married or Single     single

Character    Excellant

Remarks:   No A. W. O. L. or absence from duty under G. O. 31 or G. O. 45.

               Served in Hqgrs 684th Aero Sqdn, Kelly Field, Texas


                Services Honest & Faithful entitled to travel pay


  (Signature of Soldier) Clifton P. Olson
    Paul S. Jones
    2nd Lt. Engrs. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. #70




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond