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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Alois J. Lake Filed: Dec. 28, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alois J. Lake

#2849758  Corporal, 55 Service Co Sig. Corps


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    Service no longer required.  1st Ind. Letter A. G. O.  370.5 Misc. Div. 6/2/19


Said    Alois J. Lake   #2849758 was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had  blue  eyes,  light  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet   9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    J. McCoy  
    Major Air Service (A)  





Name    Alois J. Lake  #2849758 Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April  26     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Apr. 30, 1919

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Business man and Photograph

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    May 20, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 20, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service honest and faithful, no absence under G. O. 45 W. D. 1914. No A. W. O. L. of record.

Entitles to wear two war service chevrons. Served in France.  Left U. S. July 15 '18. Arrived 

U. S. July 17, 1919.  5th Depot Bn. S.C. May 22, 1918 to Aug. 27, 1918; 35th Service Co.
Aug. 27, 1918 to Nov. 7, 1918 -- 55th Service Co., Nov. 8, 1918 to June 26, 1919.
Entitled to sixty (60.00) dollars in addition to all other amounts due him as provided by Sec.
1406 of Revenue Act of 1918 Appd. Feb. 24, 1919.

Entitled to travel pay to Guttenberg, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) Alois J. Lake
    E. J. Burke
    Capt. Air Service (A) Infantry.
    Commanding  Cas. Det.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond