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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ira A. Keltner

#4819843   Pvt  Det. M. D. Base Hospital No. 130



THE NATIONAL 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.  Tel. 12-38 letter AGA 11/30-18


Said    Ira A. Keltner was born in    Linden
in the State of    Ia. When enlisted he was    22  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Ia

This    18   day of     Dec,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

Washington D. C. Apr 19, 1919   John N. Loye  
Paid $60.00 under Act of Congress, approved   Major Inf.  
February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray, Major Q.M. Corps      




Name    Ira A. Keltner Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   9-6     1918, at  Guthrie Center, Ia.
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   no INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Knowledge of any vocation    Section Hand Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none Form ---   No. ---
  Date Issued
  H. E. Lavine, Agent

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [trip]  9/28-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      9/28/18  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L. 

  (Signature of Soldier) Ira A. Keltner
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   James A. Robson
Dec. 18, 1918   Capt. Inf.
Paid in Full $8.06   Commanding  Co. 8 163 D. B.
A. D. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  28th day of  June, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond