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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ray D. Talley Filed: August 13, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ray D. Talley 

#2367750   Cpl. Inf. Central Machine Gun Official Training School


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    for the convenience of the government per letter W. D. A. G. O.  Nov. 15, 1918.


Said   Ray D. Talley was born in    La Crosse
in the State of    Wisconson When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a   teamster

He had  blue   eyes,  dark brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Bancock, Georgia

This    30    day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    Wade H. Westmorelaied  
    Lt. Col. U. S. Army  




Name   Ray D. Talley Grade   Cpl. Inf.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26    1917, at  Jefferson Barracks, Mo
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corporal, March 9. 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     Not known

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Teamster

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  May 11, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  November 5, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Vaccinated April 26, 1917, undetermined. Vaccinated May 3, 1917, unsuccessful. Vaccinated March 21, 1918, unsuccessful. No A. W. O. L.    or  absence under G. O. 31 or 45-14. Service honest and faithful.
  (Signature of Soldier) Ray D. Talley
    D. S. Friedlander
    2nd Lt. Inf. U. S.
    Commanding  19th Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond