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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Jay E. Anderson Filed:  April 14, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Jay E. Anderson

#4006316 Pvt.  Co.  E. 384th Infantry & Casual Det. #163 Depot Brigade



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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15, Letter W. D.  Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Jay E. Anderson was born in     St. Louis
in the State of    Missouri When enlisted he was    23       years of age

and by occupation a   chauffer

He had  brown  eyes,   brown  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       Five  feet   8 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    2nd   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Rush S. Wells  
    Colonel Cavalry U. S. A.  
    163rd Depot Brigade Commanding.
    Commanding Casuals  





Name    Jay E. Anderson Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     no

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffer

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed            Aug. 15th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Aug. 15th, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   excellent

Remarks: No absence from duty under G. O. 31 or G. O. 45.

              Entitled to travel allowance.



  (Signature of Soldier) Jay E. Anderson

       Charles L. Kelly


       1st Lt. 384th Inf.

    Commanding  22nd Cas. Det.
                       163rd Depot Brig.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond