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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That    Arthur V. Link

#4815239, Private 1st Class Co."H"  87th 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     W. D. Telegram Dated Jan. 18, 1919


Said    Arthur V. Link was born in    Waupoton
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 8/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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


Washington, D. C. Apr 28

Paid $60 under Act of Congress, approved L. W. Moseley  
February 24th, 1919.   Lt. Colonel, Infantry U.S.A.
C. E. Gray, Major, Q. M. Corps.     Commanding.
State of Iowa, Dubuque County SS. filed for record March 17th 1919  
R. P. Marshall      
Co. Recorder      




Name   Arthur V. Link     #4815239 Grade   Pvt. 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4     1918, at  Farley, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   never INTER URBAN RAILWAY
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming Ticket from Camp Dodge to Farley Ia.
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not qualified Form  IL 1    No. 24208

Horsemanship     not mounted

Date Issued Jan. 24, 1919

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

H. E. Lavine, Agent
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none  

Wounds received in service    none


Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 25 --1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Sept. 25 --1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good


Service honest and faithful.


  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur V. Link
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Harry T. Jansen
    JAn 24, 1919   Captain 87th Infantry
Paid in Full  $32.87   Commanding  Company "M"
A. A. Padmore  Capt.  Q. M. C.    
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this 26th day of January, 1942    
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond