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1). Honorable Discharge from The United State Army TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN This is to Certify that William F. Claypole 1460903 Private First Class M.G. Co 140th Inf. 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 Instru. A. F. O. April 14th 1919 Said William F. Claypole was born in Richmond, in the State of Missouri. When enlisted he was 19 years of age and by occupation a Farmer He had Blue eyes, Lt. Br. hair, Ruddy complexion, and was 6 feet inches in height. Give under my hand at Camp Funston this 13th day of May, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen. Recorded in Book 9, Page 242 in the office of the County Clerk, Nowata County, Oklahoma. Lois C. Hindman, County Clerk Dep. by Thelma Slease signed G. C. Ruxroad Capt. 140th Infantry commanding. ENLISTMENT RECORD. Name William f. Claypole Grade Private First Class Enlisted, April 14th . 191 7 , at Kansas City Mo. 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 Thann Sectore June21 29 1918 Fect Sector July 21 Sept 1 1918 Travannes Sector Oct 14th to Nov. 7 1918. Entitled to one Service Chevron. Knowledge of any vocation Farmer Wounds received in service None Physical condition when discharged good. Typhoid prophylaxis completed May 7. 1917 Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed May 7. 1917 Married or single Single Character Excellent Remarks No A.W.O.L. No Absence under G.O. 45 14 or 31 12. Entitled to reduce R. R. fare and travel pay to Richmond, Missouri Signature of Soldier William R. Claypole Filed Nov 7th 1928, at 10 A.M. Clyta Anderson, Recorder signed Orie S. Imes 1st Lt. 140th Inf. stamped in a box OFFICE OF THE CAMP SUPPLY OFFICER CAMP FUNSTON, KANSAS MAY 13 1919 PAID IN FULL $ 100.21 L P WORRALL CAPT. Q.M.C.U.S.A. initialed stamped outside & below box $60.00 BONUS PAID ACT OF FEB. 24, 1919.
Name: William Franklin Claypole Sr. Note
Born: 6 Jun 1898 at Richmond, , Ray Co., Missouri
Died: 13 Jun 1974 at Nowata, , , Oklahoma
Other Spouses: Eugenia Mae Jones
Beulah Francis Cole
Father: Aaron Charles Claypole
Mother: Hulda Ann Ishmael
Name: Myrtle C. ---
Born: Abt 1903