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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Jefferson Mehsling Filed: July 16, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Jefferson Mehsling

#1473052  Pvt.  1st  cl. Cas Det.  1012 D. G.   Last Assgd Bakery Co. 317


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    Tele.  Auth. W. D. Nov. 11, 1918. Letter A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said   Jefferson Mehsling was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19    years of age

and by occupation a   Student

He had  Blue   eyes,  Brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   5  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Ia.

This    13th    day of     July ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Maj. Sig. Cps. U. S. A.  





Name   Jefferson Mehsling Grade   Pvt. 1st cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   5-4    1917, at  Jeff. Bks, Mo.
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F.  no battles

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Student

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  May 18, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  [trip] Oct. 6-17  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31- 45  W. D. 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Dubuque, Ia.
Left U.S. 6-10-18. Ret. to U. S. 7-5-19.
  (Signature of Soldier) Jefferson Mehsling
    Chas. M. Henneman
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1012


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond