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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ora F. Marlett

#4818680  Pvt. Fire Truck & Hose Co. 313 Q. M. C.


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    Pyrts W. D. Cirf. 152 1010 Par 23 S. O. 130 HQ Camp Dodge, Iowa May 10, 1919


Said    Ora F. Marlett was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  3 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

Recorded in Historian's Book Pocket City Roy W. Johnson  

PW 267 American Legion McGregor, Ia.

Major Q. M. Corps  

H. F. Haltmeyer





Name   Ora F. Marlett Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None  

Horsemanship     Not mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None


Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Yes, Sept. 17, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Yes, Sept. 17, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Date of Induct. Oct. 12 1918 Co. 52, 163rd Depot  Brigade January 1919, 163rd
Depot B. to date of Dischg.    (Three Truck & Hose Co. 313)



(Signature of Soldier)   

Ora F. Marlett
Camp Dodge, Iowa   W. W. Eddy
May 12, 1919   1st Lieut Q. M. C.
Paid in Full Including Bonus $120.00   Commanding  First Truck & Hose Co. 313)
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this 29th day of March, 1935    
Verna M. O'Connor    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond