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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Beenie F. Meisner Filed: May 10th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Bennie F. Meisner

#3013488  Pvt.,  Co. A, 125th Regt. Engineers. 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 W. D. letter Nov. 30, 1918. 


Said   Bennie F. Meisner was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 1/4     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  brown  eyes,  dark  hair, medium  complexion, and was   5   feet   9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    sixth   day of     January ,    one thousand nine hundred and     19.

    Rush S. Wells  
    Colonel Cavalry  U. S. A.  
    Commanding Casuals. Commanding.





Name    Bennie F. Meisner Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 29     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    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple] August 22, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  -----------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very Good


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31/12 or 45/14
Entitled to Travel pay;
  (Signature of Soldier) Bennie F. Meisner
    Adolph Dalson
    1st Lieutenant Engrs. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. #25
    163rd Depot Brigade


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond