John E. Thornton Sr., Discharge Papers, 1919 June 2
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Honorable Discharge from The United States Army. To all who it may concern: This is to certify, that * John E Thornton + 1243717 Corporal Battery E. 111th FA 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 ; ++ Auth. Pos.1.S.O. 152, Hq Tr Center, Camp Lee Va June 1 1919 Said John E Thornton was born in Danville, in the State of Virginia. When enlisted he was 27 years of age and by occupation a Book Builder. He had black eyes, black hair, fair complexion, and was five feet nice inches in height. Given under my hand at Courp Lee Virginia this second day of June, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen. [Alexr?] Jones Colonel 111th F. A. U. S. A. Commanding . Form No.525 A.G.O Oct 9-18 3--3164
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