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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harold C. Klinkel

#3438245, Pvt. Students Army Training Corps Valparaiso Unvi. Valparaiso, Ind.


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     E. S. S. per Tel A. G. O. Nov 26, 1918


Said    Harold C. Klinkel was born in    Waukon
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Valparaiso, Ind.

This    21st   day of     Dec,    one thousand nine hundred and     Eighteen.

Washington D.C. May 22, 1919   Herman Schierloch  
Paid $60.00 under Act of Congress,   Major Sig. Corps U. S. A.  
approved February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major, Q. M. Corps      
A true copy of this certificate has been made and attested by me to enable soldier to obtain soldier travel pay under the Act of Feb. 28, 1919
J. C. Ward
Major E. A. Asst. R. O.




Name   Harold C. Klinkel Grade   Pvt. 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 15th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   None
Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffeur
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     (Triple) July 6, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   ------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No S. W. O. L.  No absence from duty under G. O. 31 1912 or G. O. 45  1914

Entitled to travel pay

Chicago Dec. 22, 1918


For L. 21 No. 5624
  To Elkader, Iowa

F. J. Burton, Agent

  (Signature of Soldier) Harold C. Klinkel
Entitled to Travel Pay to   Wm. P. Tuttle
Elkader, Iowa   2nd Lieut. Inf. U. S. A.
    Chicago, Ill. Dec. 21, 1918   Commanding  M. F. C. Co.
Paid in Full  $60.39    
C. E. Minney    
Maj. Q. M. C.    
Filed for Record this 21st day of February, 1936    
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond