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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Elmer L. Kurth Filed: September 26, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Elmer L. Kurth

#2150382 Corporal Casual Det. 719  Dem. Group. Last Ass'd Co. "C" 349th 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,  Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Elmer L. Kurth was born in    Luana
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Elmer L. Kurth Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Febr. 25     1916, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   Aptd. Corporal July 1st, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Rated

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     March 14, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  March 14, 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. 8 -9- 1918.   Arrived U. S. 5-28-1919
  (Signature of Soldier) Elmer L. Kurth
    J. W. Seemea
    2nd Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 719


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond