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Soldier's Discharge Record





  War Department, A. G. O., June 22, 1931. The records show that Army Serial Number 2,351,060 was assih=gned to this soldier. So much of this certificate as shows Army Serial Number 151,060 is erroneous

John A. C. Klew


Adjutant General

To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Carl L. Berns

#151060  Pvt  Casual Det. 682  Dem Group. Co "F" 349 Inf Last Ass'd.



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 Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30-18


Said    Carl L. Berns was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    9   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Maj.  Sig  Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Carl L. Berns Grade   private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 25,    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
  Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Elkader, Iowa

  Form S. # 16976
  Date Issued    6/19/19


Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [Triple]   Mar. 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Mar. 13, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. no absence under G. O. 31 nor  45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. June 15, 1918. Returned U. S. June 1, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Carl L. Berns
    W. W. Cooper
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   1st Lt. Inf.
    June 9, 1919   Commanding  Cas. Det. 1558
Paid in Full Including    
Bonus    $82.10    
     A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster  U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this     30th    day of June      , 19 41  

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond