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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Henry F. Knake

#4002490, Pvt  Cas. Det. 1358, Dem. Group Last  assigd. Co. "L" 3rd Inf. Repl. Reg.


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. W. D.  Nov. 15, 18 ..... Ltrs A. G. O. Nov. 30,1918.


Said    Henry F. Knake was born in    Monticello
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 3/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     black  hair,    fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  8 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    31st   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Sig. Corps., U. S. A.  




Name   Henry F. Knake Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     1918, at  Marion, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified  


Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Def. Sec 2nd army area. Oct. 12 --17th - Nov. 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 24--18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Oct 21st 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45  --1914.

Entitled to travel pay to Anamosa, Iowa

Left U. S. August 31, 1918. 

Arrived U. S. August 25, 1919


(Signature of Soldier) Henry F. Knake
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   P. L. Baldwin
    Aug 31, 1919   Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $95.00   Commanding  Cas. Det. 1358

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.   Union Station
Filed for Record this  26th day of May, 19 41   Aug. 31, 19
Des Moines, Iowa

Majorie Downie Lenth



Transportation Furnished


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond