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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Edward H. Riley Filed: November 26, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Edward M. Riley

#5283283   Private S.A.T.C. Dubuque College, Dubuque, Iowa


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    Expiration of term of service.


Said   Edward M. Riley was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19     years of age

and by occupation a   Student

He had  gray   eyes,  black  hair, fair  complexion, and was   five   feet   six  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Dubuque, Iowa

This    thirteenth    day of     December ,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    Benjamin F. Rice  
    Capt. Inf. U. S. Army  




Name   Edward M. Riley  5283283 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 21    1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Student

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  November 12, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  November 12, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or  absence under G. O. 31, 1912  or G. O. 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Dubuque, Iowa.
Service honorable and faithful.
  (Signature of Soldier) Edward M. Riley
    William J. Dempsey
    2nd Lieut. Inf. U. S. Army
    Commanding  Company A.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond