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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Richard Frederick Williams Filed: March 30, 1922, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Richard Frederick Williams

#3009907 Cpl Engrs. Unassigned (last assigned Co. F 209 Eng.)


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. Auth. W.D.  Nov. 15, 1918 and letter. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Richard Frederick Williams was born in    Postville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  gray  eyes,  brown  hair,  light  complexion, and was  5   feet   10 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    3rd   day of     February    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    William E. Per Lee  
    Major Infantry U.S.A.  





Name   Richard Frederick Williams Grade   Corporal 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 29  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Apt Corp. Nov 16, 1918.
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  None
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Aug 23, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Very Good

July 29, 1918 to Aug. 15, 1918 15th Co. Prov. Rec. Bn.  Aug. 16, 1918, Co. F. 209 Engrs. from Aug, 17, 1918 to Jan. 24 1918.


No A. W. O. L.  No A.F.D.  G. O. 45--14 

Transfered to Camp Dodge Iowa for discharge.  Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) Richard F. Williams
Camp Dodge, Iowa   Guy C. King
Feb 3 1919   Capt. Infantry U. S. A.
Paid in full $70.52   Commanding  Co. 9 163rd D. B.
A.A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond