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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:                     

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Mark C. Young

#2322360   Private. Casual Dept. 824 Dem. Group. Last assigned Co. A. 21st Engrs.



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, 1918; Letter A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Mark C. Young was born in     McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28  6/12   years of age

and by occupation a   Brakeman

He had  Blue  eyes,     Black  hair,     Dark  complexion, and was       5  feet     8 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    20th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.


Louis Causee

Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.








Name    Mark C. Young Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 18 --     1917, at  Elkada, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Toul May 21 to Oct. 7--1918; St. Mihiel Sept. 12 to 16 -- 1918; Meuse Argonne Oct. 9 to 11 -- 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Brakeman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Oct 18, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Oct 18, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under S. O. 31 and 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay.  Left U. S. Mar. 7, 1918. Returned to U. S. June 9, --1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Mark C. Young
      Dennis Delaney
      Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
          Commanding: Cas. Det 824 

Camp Dodge, Iowa                 June 20, 1919

Paid in Full   $119.55         Including Bonus

A. A. Padmore

  Capt. Quartermaster Corps   


Filed for Record this      14th day of     February    1941


Majorie Downie Lenth, RECORDER



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond