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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Higo Kalke Filed: May 28, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Hugo Kalke

#4818377 Private Headquarters Company 88th Infantry



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    Ind. needs per Cir. 77 W. D. 1918 and 3rd Ind. Hq. 19th Div. Camp Dodge, Ia. Jan. 16, 1919.


Said    Hugo Kalke was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Light Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   9 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This   twenty-second   day of     January    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    S. M. Goodrich  
    Colonel 88th Infantry  





Name    Hugo Kalke   4818377 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     none

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Excellent Group A.

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Sept. 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept 27-1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service honest and faithful

Entitled to travel pay from Camp Dodge, Iowa to Elkader, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) Hugo Kalke
    William B. Chalfaut
    Captain 88th Infantry.
    Commanding  Hqrs. Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond