IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Frank M. Amling, Jr. Filed:  July 15, 1924

      Clara L. Curtis Otes       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank M. Amling, Jr.

#2849765   Pvt. 1cl, Cas. Det. #795, Demob'l. Group. Last assigned. Co. "C" 313 Engineers.



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, 18; Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 18


Said    Frank M. Amling, Jr. was born in     Elkport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Concrete Worker

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     4 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    H. W. Jones  
    Major  Inf., U. S. A.  





Name    Frank M. Amling, Jr. Grade   Pvt. 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1918, 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       Haute Alsace 10/7-11/9

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Concrete Work

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     June 15-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 15-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay.

              Left U. S. Aug. 16-18. Ret'd June 6-19


  (Signature of Soldier) Frank Amling, Jr
       A. A. Turnquist
       1st Lt. Engrs., U. S. A.
                 Commanding  Det. 795


          June 16, 1919

Paid in full including

          Bonus $539.92

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond