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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Thomas J. Powers Filed: June 26, 1924
  Clara L. Curtis Otis
  Hope Dohser

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Thomas J. Powers

A. S. #3912334 Cook Med. Det. Camp Hosp. #33


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   Circular 252 W. D. 1919

Said   Thomas J. Powers was born in    Harpers Ferry
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28/9     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Dk. Brown  eyes,  Dk. Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   3 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo.

This    20th  day of     September    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Guy P. Sawyer  
    1st Lieut. Infantry  
    Acting Demobilization Officer





Name   Thomas J. Powers Grade   Cook
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 19  1918, at  Luck, Wyo
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   None; Served in Frances with A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] July 21, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

Service Honest and faithful.  No A. W. O. L.  or absence under  G. O. 31 W.D. 1912 and G.O. 45 W. D. 1914 

Entitled to travel pay to Van Tassel, Wyoming.

Victory Button issued.

Union Ticket Office
Sep. 20-1919
Cheyenne, Wyo.
60.50 Bonus, Section 1406 of the Revenue (Signature of Soldier) Thomas Joseph Powers
Act of 1915. Approval February 1919. Ass'd   Cloud Collett
Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo. Sep 20, 1919   1st Lieut. Infantry
Paid in Full $119.44   Commanding 

Basil G. Squire


Maj. Q.M.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond