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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arthur J. Klinge

#2150117, Pvt. 1st Cl. Q. M. C. Auxiliary Remount Depot #322, Camp Dodge, Iowa


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     Par 4, Cir #152 & S. O. #136 Hq. Camp Dodge, Ia. May 16/19


Said    Arthur J. Klinge was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    29.5  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Dark  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    20th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Edward Calvert  
    Lt. Col. F. A. U. S. A.  




Name   Arthur J. Klinge    #2150117 Grade   Pvt. 1st Cl. Q. MC.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  none  
Noncommissioned officer   None UNION STATION
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter 10/10
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified May 20'19
  Des Moines

10  Iowa  10

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Scar Appendectomy  E. P. E. (no disability)

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     March 14, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   March 14, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service honest and faithful 

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31/12 and G. O. 45/14.

Soldier entitled to travel pay of 5cents per mile to place of enlistment

Elkader, Iowa


  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur J. Klinge
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Judson Hayden
    May 20, 1919   1st Lt. Q. M. C. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $130.00   Commanding  Detachment
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this 28th day of June, 1941    
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond