eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month
the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare.
The US lost a total of 116,516 troops including 63,114 killed away from the front. Another 204,002 soldiers were wounded.
Montgomery County Courthouse county clerk's office
has the detailed armed services discharge records for service personal whose
residence was in the county at time of discharge
Records of Soldiers and Sailors Discharge Vol. A. 1919-1946 available from the Family History Library.
Book A. Found on the back wall far right. Books B & C contain WWII Discharge records.
Bates Levi Bates William Beam Orna J Black J.B. Black Typhus Blauchurm George F Brakefield Lewis O. Breshears Oscar W Brewer Clifford Brook Everett M Caldwell H. Calhoun Walter Campbell William B Campbell William L Cearley Lon A Coffman Charles H Cogburn Elmer L Cowart Owens Crump Lake Crump R. Danley Bert L Davis Earl C Davis Jesse Davis John G Foley WilliamGilmore Arthur N Gilmore Frank Gladden Ernest H Gloze Jacob M Golden Otis Goodner Elisha D Goodner Jeff Graves Vestil Green John M Hamilton Arthur C Hamilton John B Hays Lewis Lee Head Garland M Herring John H Hogan Ray Hooper Clarence Horn George Howell Harold Howell LeRoy E Howerton James Huffman John Humble Terry Alonzo Husley AndrewIrons Albert Irons George AlfredJackson Benjamin L Jackson David Lee Jeffery JerryKeenom Porter F Kelly James W Kelly Roy Kennedy Ottis G Kilby Alex N Kilby Frank Kindrex Henry T Kinsey Oscar BLowery John MMcCarty William McGough Benjamin H McKinney Robert A Maddox Jonah B Matthews Jerone H Mass Joseph S Mayberry George T Mayberry James W Mobley Emmitt Paul Meeks Carrol R Miles Calvin Miles Woodruff Miller Ted J Moore Roy J Mullings JamesPardon Albert Sidney Parsons Alexander Patts Willis D Penninger Thomas L Peterson Andrew Plyler Blake Poole George Fulton Powell DrewQualls Thomas O Qualls Willis SReece Albert A Rinhardt John E Robins Claude Robins Jesse Robbins Thomas R Robertson James J Ryan Claude RSabrin John M Scott Charlie Scott William N Scott William W Sekavee Karl (Chas) Shields Benjamin J Simpson Clark R Slaughter William O Sloan Salon E Smith Earnest S Smith Eliga N Smith Hae Perrier Smith Zack T Spurling Andrew W Stafford Lewis I Standridge Lester Stanley Brack Stanley Claud Steif Robert Stipe Richard Stockmam Maxwell G Stovall Jeff Davis Summit James Jefferson Tolleson Tom Thornton Charlie Townsend VanderWaldon John M Waggoner Guilford L Waggoner Jesse J Wascaster Elmer Burnett Webb Lee Warneke Pleas G Whittington June Wilhite William Larsh Wilson Thomas H Williams James D Woods Neal J Wright Herbert L Wright RayYeager Clifford C
The records at the Mt Ida courthouse are in four preprinted books with hand written blank spaces filled out. The books are labeled A, B, C & D with A being the earliest and the WWI servicemen records. An example:
This is to certify that Carrol R. Meeks 1484,500 Private 1st Class Co. 227 MPC. The United States Army, as a testimonial of honest and faithful service is hereby Honorably Discharges from the military service of the United States by reason of Govt. Authority Cir. 106 WD 1918. Given under my hand at Camp Bowie, Texas this 15th day of July 1919. T.A. Logan Col. Field Artillery, USA. Demobilization Office Camp Bowie, Commanding.
Was born in Sextan? in the State of Texas. When enlisted 19½ years of age, and by occupation a farmer. He had blue eyes, white hair, fair complexion and was 5 feet and 8 inches in height.
Enlisted July 17th 1917 at San Augustine, TX.
Issued: 1 overcoat, 2 pr socks, 1 suit of underwear, 1 pr gloves. R.G. Vaughan
Battle or Skirmishes. Champagne Forest, France Oct. 10 -27 1918. AEF June 26 - July 6 1919
This is to certify that Jim H. Crump 37069929 Grade Private (S.S.). Inducted Sept 12, 1941 at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Arkansas.
Wounds received: None
Company 8th Infantry
When inducted he was 22 years of age and by occupation a truck driver. He had brown eyes, brown hair and a ruddy complexion and was 5 feet and 11 inches in height. Was born at Black Springs. The United States Army, as a testimonial of honest and faithful service is hereby Honorably Discharges from the military service of the United States by reason of Govt. Authority Section 111, RR 615-360 at Camp Roberts 27th day of December 1941.
Arkansas' World War I Soldiers from Howard, Montgomery, Pike, Polk, and Sevier Counties
Induction / discharge recordsThe Arkansas Historical Commission have World War One draft registration records and discharge records for Arkansas on microfilm. WWI ended 9 November 1918. Need to know county person was living in at time of enlistment or induction. Includes place and age or date of birth, residence, assignments, appointments, wounds, and date of demobilization. They do reply to written requests. One question about one specific person may be answered-if, the material is indexed. There will be a charge for the lookup and copy. Their list of servicemen is different from the above and includes additional names. Below is from the AHC.
Willis Willhite and Etna Fryar were married in 16 January 1918 in her parent's house in Hog Jaw in a double wedding ceremony with his sister. John C. Willhite and his brother Willis Willhite were residing in Montgomery Co. AR in 1918 at time of their induction and returned to Oden after discharge but their discharge cards are at the AHC in Little Rock but not at Mount Ida. Why? Willis was inducted at Mt Ida on April 12 1918 and served in the 162 Dep Brig to 24 April 1918 and transferred to 157 Dep Brig to May 11 1918; Co. F. 113 Inf. to discharge with no injuries, wounds or disabilities. Discharged May 29 1919 as a Private First Class of Nov 1 1918.
Other documents a returned serviceman might have:
Postcards from France
Army Discharge Record
Army Discharge Certificate
The Presidential Memorial Certificate
Order of Induction into Military Service
of the United States
The President of the United States,
To Henry Lloyd (Christian Name) Whitehouse (Surname)
Order Number 869 Serial Number 865
Greeting: Having submitted yourself to a local board com-
posed of your neighbors for the purpose of determining the place
and time in which you can best serve the United States in the
present emergency, you are hereby notified that you have now been
selected for immediate military service.
You will, therefore, report to the local board named below at Red Cross Building, Womble, at 5.P m., on the 26th day of May,1918,
for military duty.
From and after the day and hour just named you will be a soldier in the military service of the United States.
Member of Local Board for Montgomery County Report to Local Board for Montgomery County.
Date May 17-1918
Form 1028. P.M.G.O. (See Sec. 157, S.S.R.) 3--5115