To All Whom It May Concern:
This is to Certify, That Leroy Thompson
(1305254) Private Co. "A" 113th M G Bn
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 E.T.S. per U.S. Circular 103 Dec 3 1918
Said Leroy Thompson 1305254 was born
in Huntland, in the State of Tennessee.
When enlisted he was 31 years age and by occupation a Barber.
He had Blue eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion, and
was 5 feet 8 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Fort Oglethorpe Ga this
12 day of April, one thousand nine hundred and Nineteen.
Signed: W. H. Hyder (?)
Major 113th M G Bn.
This is probably the earliest document available that lists Leroy's birthplace. The age given is 31 at time of enlistment in 1916, which translates to about 1885. His death certificate and Social Security Death Index entries say he was born in 1880.