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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Arno William Kregel Filed: May 14, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arno William Kregel #2105454

#2105454  Corporal Infantry. Last assigned to 347th 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    For convenience of the government.  per letter A. G. O. Nov. 3, 1918. Demobilization.  Tel. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918,  and letter W. D. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Arno William Kregel was born in    Garnavillo
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 1/2     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Lt. Brown  hair,   fair  complexion, and was       5   feet   7 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    29th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    William E. Per Lee  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  





Name    Arno William Kregel Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   appointed Corporal Feb. 20, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     no test

Horsemanship     no test

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Left U. S. for overseas service Aug. 24, 1918. Landed in overseas port Sept. 17, 1918. Left overseas port for U. S. Dec 24, 1918. Landed in U. S. Dec 30, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   October 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  no record  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 45 W. D. 1914. 

Due travel pay to Elkader, Iowa. Served with Co. M. 350th Inf. from Sept. 19, 1917

to Nov. 22, 1917 with 87th Div. from Nov. 22, 1917 to Jan. 16, 1919. Transferred to
Camp Dodge, Iowa for discharge.
Authorized to wear one blue U. S. chevron.
  (Signature of Soldier) Aron W. Kregel
    George C. Proud
    Captain Infantry U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. 10, 263rd D.B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond