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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alfred C. David

A. S. N.   #4817947 Private Co. 219 Engineers



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     W. D. Telegram Washington D. C. Jan. 18, 1919


Said    Alfred C. David was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    P. F. Walker  
    Colonel Engineers, U. S. A.  

Washington, D. C. Apr. 29, 1919

Paid $60 under Act of Congress approved February 24th, 1919

C. E. Gray

Major Q.M. Corps





Name    Alfred C. David 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



    Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Iowa

Form S. 4. No. 18172

Date issued 1--28--1919

H. H. Lavine, Agent


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions     none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation   Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

)Triple)Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 30 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa

              Co. 51st --163rd D. Brigade 9/5 to 9/20/18

              School for Cooks & Bakers 9/20 to Dec. 4, -18

              Co. "E" 219th Engrs. 12/4/18 to date.




(Signature of Soldier)

Alfred C. David
    S. E. Robison
    First Lieutenant Engrs.
    Commanding   Co "E" 219th Engrs

Camp Dodge, Iowa

Jan 28, 1919

Paid in Full $34.71

A.A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.

Filed for record this 31st day of   January     1942

Marjorie Downie Lanth  Recorder

Arline Nieman Deputy



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond