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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Leo P. Phelan Filed: Dec. 30, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leo P. Phelan

#3960046   "Private"  Cas. Det. 977 Dem. Group; Last Assgd Vet Hosp. #17


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 A. G. A.  Nov. 30-18.


Said   Leo P. Phelan was born in    Elkport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue   eyes,  brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th    day of     July ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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




Name   Leo P. Phelan Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 23rd    1918, at  Glasgow, Montana
Serving in     First     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    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] Aug. 13-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 13-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or  absence under G. O. 31 or 45-1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Elkport, Ia.
Left U.S. Oct. 28-18. Arrived U. S.  July 5-19.
  (Signature of Soldier) Leo P. Phelan
    P. D. Sheldon
    Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Det. 977

163rd D. B.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond