IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Ellsworth A. Alderson Filed:  September 29, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Ellsworth A. Alderson

#2139326 Private 1st Cl. Casual Det. #864 Dem. Group. Last assigned (U. S. Genl. Hosp. #26)



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. Nov. 15,1918; Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said     Ellsworth A. Alderson was born in     Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Carpenter

He had  Brown  eyes,   Dark  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was       5  feet     6   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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





Name     Ellsworth A. Alderson Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 26    1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed: (Triple)     Mar 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  (Triple)     Mar 16, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. June 30, 1918. Returned U. S. June 9, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Ellsworth A. Alderson
    Perry L. Baldwin
    Capt. Inf., U. S. A.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond