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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Peter B. Beckett   (150754) Filed:  May 3rd, 1921

      Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Peter B. Beckett

#150754 Corporal Hdqrs. 1st Bn. 42 Artly C.A.C. (Cas. Det. 98, 162 "D" Brig.)



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. Inst. per A. G. A. Nov. 15, 1918;  W. D. L. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Peter B. Beckett was born in    Clayton
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22      years of age

and by occupation a   carpenter

He had  blue  eyes,     L. Brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th   day of     March,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Cheulland Skinner  
    Major  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    Peter B. Beckett   (150754) Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 7,     1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  -----




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal Nov. 17, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Gunner 1st Class Feb. 12, 1918

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       with A.E.F. Aug. 18/17 to Feb 18/19. In action in Alsace Belfort Sector 7th F.  Army Apr 27/17 to Aug 27/18 with 2nd F. Army in same sector Aug 27/18 to Nov 18/18. In action Champagne sector Feb. 13, 1918. War service chervop Feb. 18 and Aug 18.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 29, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 14, 1917  

Married or Single    single

Character   excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. No time lost

              Assigned 4th Co. Ft. Adams R. I. 16 May 1917 to Battey I. 7 Reg,; July 31, 1918 to Hdqes 1st Bn. 42 Artly. Aug. 25/18; Feb. 27/19 casual Det. 98 to March 11, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Peter B. Beckett
    Harold A. Ekland.
    2nd. Lieut. F.A.
    Commanding  Casual Det. 98

163 Det. Brig.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond