IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Eldred A. Ash Filed:  Dec. 28th, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Eldred A. Ash

#2156271 Pvt. 1cl, Cas. Det. #540-163, D. B. Last assigned Co. D. 325 Inf



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    Eldred A. Ash was born in     Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Teacher

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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





Name    Eldred A. Ash Grade   Private 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Jan 16,     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 qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F., Marbache, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Teacher

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Mar. 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Mar 16, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. April 24, 1918. Returned May 11, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Eldred A. Ash
    John J. Shields.
    2nd Lieut Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 540


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond