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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Reo Leland Patterson Filed: April 5, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Reo Leland Patterson

#2,161,783  Sergeant Company "G" 352 Infantry, United States Army


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   Accepting Commission as 2nd Lieutenant U.S.A. under G.O. #72. Headquarters 85th Division A.E.F. France, September 27, 1918 and instructions War Department, August 10, 1918.

Said   Reo Leland Patterson was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23     years of age

and by occupation a  Teamster

He had  brown  eyes,  M. Brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  five   feet   nine  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    A.P.O. 795, France

This    26th  day of     September    one thousand nine hundred and     eightteen

    C. E. Hawkins  
    C. E. Hawkins Colonel, 352  
    Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name   C. E. Hawkins Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26    1917, at  Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Sergeant from Private 1st Class R.S.O. #14, Oct. 14, 1917
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  none
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    construction
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     ecellent
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    January 22, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    January 22, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. absence under G. O. 31, 1912 War Department or G.O. #45, 1914 

War Department No. A.W.O.L.

Not entitled to travel pay

  (Signature of Soldier) Reo Leland Patterson
    Howard G. Strunk
    Howard G. Strunk
    Captain Infantry, United  States Army
    Commanding  Co. "G", 352 Inf.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond