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Soldier's Discharge Record




Adj. Service Cert. #549618    A--1908891   Dated  Jan. 1, 1925--   249.00


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Joseph Klima Jr.

#4006357  Pvt  384  Inf. & 22nd Cas. Det. 163 Depot Brigade


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. Auth. W. D. dated Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter W. D. Dated Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Joseph Klima Jr. was born in    Giard
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25    years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,   light  hair,  fair  complexion, and was    five   feet  5 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    31st   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

Washington D. C.      
Apr 28, 1919   Rush S. Wells  
Paid $60 under Act of Congress   Colonel Cavalry, U. S. A.  
Approved February 24, 1919   163rd Depot Brigade Commanding.
C. E. Gray   Commanding Casuals  
Capt. Q. M. Corps      




Name    Joseph Klima Jr. Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none Washington D. C.
Noncommissioned officer   no Apr 28, 1919
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Paid $60 under Act of Congress

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified Approved February 24, 1919
  C. E. Gray, Major Q. M. Corps


Horsemanship     Not mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None Elkader, Ia. Form S4, No. 11027

Wounds received in service    None

Date issued   12/31/1918

Physical condition when discharged     Good

H. E. Lavine, Agent


Typhoid prophylaxis completed        ---------------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence from duty Under G. O. 45 or 31.

Entitled to travel allowance



  (Signature of Soldier) Joseph Klima Jr.
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Charles S. Kelly
Dec. 31, 1918   1st Lt. 384 Inf.
Paid in Full  $30.82   22 Cas. Det.
A. D. Padmore   Commanding  163 Depot. Brigade
Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  24th day of  June, 1941    

Marjorie Downie Lenth





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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond