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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Alfred M. Bink Filed:  July 20, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alfred M. Bink

#4818003  Private  Cas. Det. #18, 163 D. B.



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     for convenience of Gov. per tel. A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918 .  Demobilization and W. D.  L. - Nov. 30-1918.


Said    Alfred M. Bink was born in     Milkwaukee
in the State of    Wis. When enlisted he was    21 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Bookeeper

He had  Blue  eyes,     Lt. Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     Dec.,    one thousand nine hundred and     Eighteen.

    George M. Davies  
    Major  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    Alfred M. Bink  #4818003 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4        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       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Bookeeping

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     no record


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed     no record  

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 .


  (Signature of Soldier) Alfred M. Bink
         John W. Edge
         1st Lieut. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. #18, 163 D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond