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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Charley E. Bigelow Filed:  Oct. 29, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:              375.00

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Keith E. Darnell

#1620044  Sergeant Medical Department



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, B. H. Camp Kearny as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of     Muster Out. Del.  A. G. O. Nov. 16, 1918


Said    Keith E. Darnell was born in    Dekoa
in the State of    Washington When enlisted he was    21 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had  Blue  eyes,     Red  hair,     Fair   complexion, and was       5   feet     9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Lewis, Washington

This    8th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    R. M. Martin  
    Major  Infantry  





Name    Keith E. Darnell Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 8     1917, at  Ft. Geo. Wright, Wash.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal Nov. 10/17; Sergeant Oct 19-1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None         True extract certified by me on Nov. 11-1920 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by Mail.

A. F. Appleton Notary Public

Horsemanship     Not Mtd.

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Oct-12-17


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Oct-12-17  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. was sick under under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or GO 45 W. D.1914.

             Entitled to travel pay

             Medical Department to date of discharge B. H. Camp Kearney


  (Signature of Soldier) Keith E. Darnell
        F. L. Kendall
        Captain Infantry
    Commanding  Discharge Division, Camp Lewis, American Lake, Wash.

Transportation issued

Nor. Pac. Ry

Grant Nor. Ry

July 8, 1919

American Lake, Wash.

Filed for Record this 5th day of March1942  
  Marjorie Downie Lenth




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond