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Soldier's Discharge Record



#3148    Wisconsin Service Recognition Award inspected Bonus Payment Received $50.00


  Order #2645      Serial #149 Local Board Grant Co.
  Army Serial No. 3747900

Lancaster, Wisc.

To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Lavern Dalen

Private   4th Co. 1st  Trg. Bn. 161 st Depot Brigade , Camp Grant, Ill.



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     Convenience of the Government Grant, Ill. Dec. 4, 1918 per S. O. 335 par. 32. Hq. Camp Grant, Ill. Dec. 4, 1918.


Said    Lavern Dalen   Serial No. 3747900 was born in    Platteville
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was    23 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     dark brown  hair,     light  complexion, and was   5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Illinois

This    seventh   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

Washington D. C. Apr. 16, 1919   Easton R. Gibson  
Paid $60. under Act of Congress, approved   Colonel  Inf.  
February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major Q. M. CORPS.      




Name    Lavern Dalen Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 22nd     1918, at  Lancaster, Wisc.
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

    Forward   Jan 7-1921
    Approved by K. W. Thom
    for victory medal with
    K. W. Thom 1st Lt. 11th M. G. Bn.

Asst Recruiting Officer

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple] August 7th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      August 7th, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   "Very Good"

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under S. O. 31/45-1914.



  (Signature of Soldier) Lavern Dalen

Camp Grant, Ill

  Gorden D. Gibson
Paid in Full $40.16   2nd Lieut Inf. U. S. A.

Alex C. McKelvey

  Commanding  4th Co, 161st  D. B.
Capt. Q. M. Corps.    
per R. C. Brown 2nd Lieut Q. M. C.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond