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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Matthias Junk Filed: April 8, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Matthias Junk

#2849744 Pvt. 1 cl.,  Casual Det. 799  Dem. Group. Last assigned Co. "y" 357 Inf.


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. 15-'18,  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30-18


Said    Matthias Junk was born in    Scranton
in the State of    Pennsylvania When enlisted he was    27     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  gray  eyes,  black  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps  





Name    Matthias Junk Grade   Pvt 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     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       A. E. F. St. Mihiel drive and Villerwen -Maye Sector.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   May 16-1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 16-1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914.

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. June 20th, 1918.   Arrived U. S. June 7, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) Matthias Junk
    H. K. Gunderson
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 799


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond