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Catalog Number 1986.213.15
Object Name Memorandum
Accession number 1986.213
Description Full transcription of text follows:


TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: This is to Certify, That James K B Hockaday a member of Company No 1 of the 14th Provisional Training Regiment is hereby Honorably [superscript 1] Discharged from his enlistment under Section 54, National Defense Act, by reason of expiration of enlistment. He is a resident of Kansas City, in the State of Missouri, is 21 3/12 years of age, and is 5 feet 8 inches in height. Physical condition when discharged: Good Typhoid prophylaxis completed No report Served in training camp at Ft. Riley, Kansas from May 15 to August 14, 1917. Remarks: Commissioned Second Lieutenant Infantry Section, Officer’s Reserve Corps Signature of person discharged: James K.B. Hockaday Given under my hand at Fort Riley Kansas this sixth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen [August 6, 1917]. [OFFICE OF THE QUARTERMASTER, FORT RILEY, KANSAS stamp] [AUG 14 1917 PAID IN FULL $146.67 signature Captain, O.M.Coprs, U.S. Army. stamp] [Signature] Major 39 Infantry Commanding Company-Troop-Battery Form No. 612, A.G.O. Ed. June 1-17-1000,000. [superscript 1] If not honorably discharged, strike out the word “honorably.” 3—4372

From the service of James Kellogg Burnham Hockaday, First Lieutenant, 354th Infantry, 89th Division.
Date August 14, 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
People Hockaday, James Kellogg Burnham
Subjects World War I
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