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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Dave E. Mead Filed:  Jan 28, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Dave E. Mead

#3018918  Prt.   4th Prov. Ret. Co. Camp Forrest, Ga.;  Casual Detachment No. 25,   163rd Depot Brigade.


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    demobilization per  W. D. Circ. 106. telegraphic instructions A. G. A. Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Dave E. Mead was born in    Lone Rock
in the State of   Wisconsin When enlisted he was    22 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   fisherman

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       5   feet     2 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    sixth   day of     Januaryr,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Rush S. Wells  
    Colonel Cavalry, U. S. A.  
    163rd Depot Brigade  





Name    Dave E. Mead Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted, September 17     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   none

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Fisherman

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   Triple   October 9, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or W. D. 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay.


  (Signature of Soldier) Dave E. Mead
    Adolph Dalson
    1st Lieut. Engrs., U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. #25
    163rd Depot Bri.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond