David's Reformed Church Congregation

David's Reformed Church Congregation
Congregation of David's Reformed Church, Montgomery Co, Ohio, Circa, 1900

Monday, January 30, 2012

Military Monday ~ Grandpa's Official Army Papers

In the past I have shared several stories about the military service of my grandfather, Leland Norris. Today, I am sharing the Honorable Discharge papers he received on the day he was released from the Army, following World War I.

  To Whom it May Concern
This is to certify that Leland V. Norris 1532896 Corporal, 5th Battery F.A.R.R.
THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a testimonial of honest and faithful service,
is hereby Honorably Discharged from from the military service of the United States by reason of
E.T.S. under fro. frobair / 16 M.D. 1918
Said Leland V. Norris was born
in Dayton, in the state of Ohio
When enlisted he was 18 3/12 years of age and by occupation a student
He had Blue eyes, Light hair, Medium complexion and
Was 5 feet 5 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Sheridan this
19th day of May, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen

Fred H. Zinn,
Major Infantry U.S.A.

My grandfather, Leland V. Norris, during his service in the Army, 1918-1919.

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