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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Albert E. Russell Filed: Jan. 31 1, 1922
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Albert E. Russell

#123894  Pvt. 1st Class Casual Det. #1471 Demob Group. Last assigd. Bat. "A" 5th F. A.  


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 Let. A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Albert E. Russell was born in    England
in the State of    ------ When enlisted he was    22 10/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  5   feet   3  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25  day of     September    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Ewd. J. Turgeon  
    Major Inf., U. S. A.  





Name   Albert E. Russell Grade   Pvt.  1st.  Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 17    1917, at  Volga, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not qualified
Horsemanship     Noned

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A. E. F. Luverville 10/21/11/20/17  Toul Sec. 1/15/4/3/18 Canti off 4/28/30/18 Soig Sec. 8/7/26/18  Mobet Noyon 4/25/7/7/18/ Aecone Marne 7/18/26/18 St. Mihiel (1/2/15/18 Meuse Argonne 19/31/11/5/18 Army of Occupation 11/12/18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    July 10, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    July 24, 1917
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31/12 - 45/1914 

Entitled to travel pay to Volga, Iowa.

Left U.S. 7/30/1917.  Returned U. S. 9/5-1919

Victory Button, Bronze Issued

  (Signature of Soldier) Albert E. Russell
    R. F. Hamilton
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det. 1471


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond