Dishonorable Discharge from the Army of the United States

Date

1920-04-17

Title

Dishonorable Discharge from the Army of the United States

Date

1920-04-17

Description

discharge form

Subject

dishonorable discharge information for C.O.

Coverage

Camp Funston, Kansas

Creator

U.S. Army officers

Source

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Publisher

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

DishonorableDischargeFront.tif

Transcription

This is to certify, that Philip Caplovitz 3199630

Private, Co "A," 1st Casual Battalion

National Army is hereby Dishonorably Discharged from

the military service of the United States by reason of the sentence of a

General Court-Martial No. 27 Headquarters Camp Funston Kansas

Said Philip Caplovitz was born in Wilna, in the state of Russia.

While enlisted he was 26 1/2 years of age and by occupation a Painter.

He had blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, and

was 5 feet 5 3/4 inches in height.

Given under my hand at Fort Douglas Utah this

17th day of April, one thousand nine hundred and Twenty.

Transportation furnished this day from Salt Lake City, to New Haven , Conn.

A.J. MacDonald, Captain, U.S.A., Ret.

George L. Byram [?], Colonel, USA Retired

NAME: Philip Caplovitz 3199630

GRADE: Private

ENLISTED: June 7, 1918 at L.B. #3 New Haven Conn.

SERVING IN: First ENLISTED PERIOD OF DATE OF DISCHARGE.

PRIOR SERVICE: None

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER: Never

MARKSMANSHIP, GUNNER QUALIFICATION OR RATING: Not Qualified

HORSEMANSHIP: Not Known

BATTLES, ENGAGEMENTS, SKIRMISHES, EXPEDITIONS: None

KNOWLEDGE OF ANY VOCATION: Painter

WOUNDS RECEIVED IN SERVICE: None

TYPHOID PROPHYLAXIS COMPLETED: Not Known

PARATYPHOID PROPHYLAXIS COMPLETED: Not Known

MARRIED OR SINGLE: Single

REMARKS; Alleged Conscientious Objector. To be dishonorably discharged [from] the service, to forfeit all pay & allowance due or to become due and to be confined at hard labor, at such place as the reviewing authority may direct, for the term of his natural life. Commuted to 25 years by reviewing authority 23 1/2 yrs. remitted per letter[?]. A G__ dated March 31, 1919 per expiration of ___ of confinement.

Captain of Infantry

Commanding Adjutant

Citation

U.S. Army officers, “Dishonorable Discharge from the Army of the United States,” Conscientious Objection & the Great War: 1914-1920, accessed October 17, 2018, http://cosandgreatwar.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1179.

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