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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Arnold Kruse Filed: Jan. 8, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arnold Kruse

#2703722 Pvt. Casual Det. 1041 Dem Group. Last assgd. to Base Hosp. #163. Med. dept.


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,  1918,  Letter A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918

Said   Arnold Kruse was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  light  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16  day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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





Name   Arnold Kruse Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 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       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer         

Wounds received in service    none                 

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (triple)   July 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    July 13 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

  (Signature of Soldier) Arnold Kruse
    Walter W. Cooper
    1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  C. D. 1041


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond