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James H Harrison (b. Ashford AL) Military Discharge
Posted by: Judi (ID *****5844) Date: October 28, 2005 at 15:16:26
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Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
E. Pluribus Unum
To All Whom It May Concern:

This is to Certify, that James H. Harrison, 1546648 Pvt. Engrs. Unassigned Last assd to 29 Co. T. C. THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a TESTIMONIAL OF HONEST AND FAITHFUL SERVICE, is hereby HONORABLY DISCHARGed from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of Expiration term of service Auto W. D. Cir 106 Oct 3 1918...

Said James H Harrison was born in Ashford, in the State of Alabama,....

When enlisted he was 25 5/12 years of age and by occupation a farmer... He had Brown eyes, Dark Hair, Fair complexion, and was 5 feet 3 3/4 inches in height.

Given under my hand at Camp Gordon Ga. this 20 day of July, one thousand nine hundred and Nineteen,....

William T. Brock, Major Infantry, Commanding.

ENLISTMENT RECORD

Name: James H. Harrison
Grade: Private
Enlisted or Inducted, May 6, 1918 at Dothan, Ala.
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service: None
Non commissioned officer: never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not qualified.
Horsemanship: Not Mounted.
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: A. E. F. 7-10-1918 to 7-12-1919

I certify that I have this date issued to the Bearer of this Certificate one Bronze Victory Button. Birmingham, Ala. Geo. C. Soffarraus, Col. U. S. A., Recruiting Officer 3-23-21

FORWARDED Mar 23, 1921.
U. S. Army Recruiting Station, Birmingham, Ala. approved by
Geo. C. Soffarraus, Col. U. S. A., for Victory Medal with FRANCE

Knowledge of any vocation: Farmer
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed 6-28-1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed 6-28-1918
Married or single: Single
Character: Excellent



Remarks: No abseno under AWOL entitled to travel pay to Ashford, Ala. Member of 30th C. T. C. to 31 C. T. C. to 290 T. C. served in France from 7-10-1918 to 7-12-1919
Signature of soldier: James H. Harrison

CAMP GORDON, GA
Jul 10, 1919
Paid in Full $96.20 including $60.00 Bonus, Authorized in Sec. 1406
Revenue Act of 1918.

C. F. Chapman, 1st Lt. Infantry, Commanding Detachment

Geo. N. Watson, Capt. Q. M. C., By L. B. Geiper, Lieut. Q. M. C.

U. S. R. R. Admist'n
Ticket Office "E"
Jul 20, '19
Atlanta, Ga

I hereby certify that the foregoing instrument was duly recorded from the original filed in this office for record, this the 28th day of March, A. D., 1939, at 1:15 oclock P. M. and record verified.

H. A. Pledger Clerk Circuit Court
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As found in the Bay County Florida Records: Military Discharges: Book 3, pages 13, 14, 15.
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