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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Alfred Martie Filed: March 24, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alfred Martie

A. S. No. 2105765  private Co. "C"   Development Bn. 162 Depot Brigade. U. S. Army


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    physical disability, functional Cardio, vascular disorder, Orthritis chronic right knee


Said   Alfred Martie was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  light brown  hair, fair  complexion, and was   5   feet   6 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Pike, Arkansas

This    4th   day of     Dec. ,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    Sydney Smith  
    Lt. Col. Inf.  U. S. A.  





Name    Alfred Martie A. S. No. 2105765 Grade   private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 18,     1917 at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     never qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   October 31, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 31, 1917  

Married or Single    single

Character   excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31, 1912 or G. O. 45, 1914.
Disability was not incurred in line of duty.
Not recommended for re-enlistment
  (Signature of Soldier) Alfred Martie
    Paul F. Shaughmessy
    Capt. U. S. Inf.
    Commanding  Co. "C" Dev. Bn. #2
    162 Depot Brigade.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond