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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: LeRoy E. Larson Filed: May 19, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     LeRoy E. Larson

#4818303.  private  Headquarters Company, 88th Infantry.


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    S. C. D. permanent difficulty hearing. app. 4th Ind. Hdqrs. 19th Div. Camp Dodge, Ia. Dec 18/18


Said    LeRoy E. Larson was born in    Grand Forks
in the State of    North Dakota When enlisted he was    22     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  lt. brown  hair,   ruddy  complexion, and was       five   feet   six 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    J. E. McDonald  
    Lieut. Colonel 88th Infantry  




Name    LeRoy E. Larson  #4818303 Grade   private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 4th      1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

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     otiton modia non suppuration acute, both ear drums restricted, total hearing both ears- existing prior to enlistment, not in L. D. not ----. by persistent and wilful misconduct of soldier

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   not inoculated


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  not inoculated  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service Honest and Faithful

Entitled to travel pay from Camp Dodge, Iowa to Elkader, Iowa



  (Signature of Soldier) LeRoy E. Larson
    William B. Chalfaut
    Captain 86th Infantry.
    Commanding  Hqrs. Company


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond