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Soldier's Discharge
Name:  Arthur L. Eckheart Filed:  December 15, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.




To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arthur L. Eckheart

#4006328  Cpl.  Cas. Det. 1045,  Dem. Group. Last Assigned F. R. S. #343


THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of     Tel. W. D. 11/15/18 & Ltr A. G. A. 11/30/18


Said    Arthur L. Eckheart was born in    Arlington
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27     years of age

and by occupation a   Butcher

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    17th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler,  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Charley E. Bigelow Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Aug 1st     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal     Oct 19/1918.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Butcher

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple]    8-15-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  8-15-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31-1912 or G. O.  45-1914.

              Due travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.

              Left U. S. Oct. 27, 1918. Arrived U. S. July 2/1919/


  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur L. Eckheart
    L. G. Drake.
    Capt. Inf.

~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond


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