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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Louis A. Knight Filed: January 5th       1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Louis A. Knight

#4006355 Private  Casual Det. 670  Dem. Group. Last Ass'd Co. B 326th Inf.



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 and Ltr. A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Louis A. Knight was born in    McGreger
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Light  hair,   Fair complexion, and was    -5-   feet   6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    -8th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Louis A. Knight Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not Rated

Horsemanship     not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A.E.F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   Aug.15,1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug.15,1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Sept. 15, 1918.   Arrived U. S. May 29, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Louis A. Knight
    Dennis Delaney
    Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Casual Det. 670


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond