IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Ralph L. Barger Filed:  January 24, 1921

      Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ralph L. Barger

#4818289  Pvt    Headquarters Co., 87 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     Telegraphic Instructions W. D. Jun. 18, 1919


Said    Ralph L. Barger was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21   years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    L. W. Moseley  
    Lieut. Colonel 87th, U. S. A. Inf.  





Name    Ralph L. Barger Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4th    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   none

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     October 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 27, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  Honorable and faithful

              Co. 52---163rd Depot. Brig. Sept. 4 --- 18.

              Hdq. Co. 87th Inf. Oct. 21 --- 18 to discharge  


  (Signature of Soldier) Ralph L. Barger
    A. R. Simpson
    Capt. 87th U.S.  Inf.
    Commanding  Hdqrs. Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond