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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Joseph E. Burt

#2104480  Pvt   Casual Det. 251-163, D. B. Co. B. 166th Inf. Last assigned


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. 16th, & Ltr AGA Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Joseph E. Burt was born in    Eaukon
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Barber

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

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





Name    Joseph E. Burt Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18th     1917, at  Waukon, 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.  2nd Battle of Marne July 27th St. Mihiel Sector Sept. 12th to Oct 1/18 in Argonne Operations, Oct 19th to Nov. 9/18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Barber

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Oct 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Oct 31,  1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: Forwarded   Oct. 26, 1920

              Approved by  K. W. Thery

              For victory medal with

              St. Mihiel Meuse-Argone Aisne-Marne

                     A. W. Thon 1st Lt.  11 M. G. Bn.


              No Absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or W. D. 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay.

              Left U. S. June 16, 1918. Returned to U. S. April 2nd, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Joseph E. Burt
    Alfred Teisberg
    1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 251 163DB


         Paid in Full Including Bonus $91.45


           A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.


Filed for Record this  27th    day of    May    1941


Marjorie Downie Lenth




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond