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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      April 1st, 1935  at 4:00 P. M.

Verna M. O'Connor                       Recorder.

Reference No.  

Issued in lieu of or destroyed certificate



This is to Certify, That    Ray Zearley, National Army unassigned 1132,581  is hereby DISCHARGED   from the military service of the United States by reason of Surgeons Certificate of Disability form 1010 P. M. G. O. 3rd 2nd dated August 7th, 1918, Defective Vision Right Eye 20/50 Left Eye 20/70 Old Injury Left Hip.


          Said Ray Zearley was inducted into the service from the jurisdiction of the Local Board for Clayton County, Adjutant General, State of Iowa, on the 23rd day of July, 1918.


         While this certificate discharges the person named herein from his present obligation to serve in the Army, it does not operate as a permanent bar to his subsequent entrance into the military service. Under Section 5 of the Act of May 18, 1917, all registered persons remain subject to the draft unless exempted or excused as in that Act provided. Therefore, this discharge does not exempt the holder from obedience to the process of Exemption Boards.

                              Given at Austin, Texas, this 7th day of August 1918.

  By Order of Colonel Newman.
  By order of 1st Lieut. Earl L. Rice
F. A. Crow
2nd Lt. Q. R. C.  Adjutant


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond