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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Harold C. Minger Filed: January 4, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.




To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harold C. Minger

#4006417 Private   Cas. Det. 1260  Demob. Gr.   Last assgd Co. "E" 9th Inf.


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   Tel. W.D. Nov. 15/18 A.G.A. Nov. 30/18

Said   Harold C. Minger was born in    Turkey River
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 1/2     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,  D. Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  -5-   feet   3 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th  day of     August    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    C. H. Newby  
    Major Inf. U. S. A.  






Name   Harold C. Minger Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge. Inter-Urban Railway
  Ticket from Camp Dodge to Guttenberg, Iowa
Prior service  None Date issued 8/14/1919
Noncommissioned officer   Never S. -3  No. 20808
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated H. H. Levine, Agent
Horsemanship     No mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   Meuse Argonne Nov 11/18; March into Germany, Army of Occup. 12/11/18 -- 7/5/19.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none 1 Bag, Barrack
Wounds received in service    None 1Pr. Breeches, Service
Physical condition when discharged     Good 1 Belt, Waist
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer 3 chevrons, scarlet
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Aug 15, 1918 1coat, Service
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    March 21, 1919 2 Drawers
Married or Single    Single 1Gas Mask
Character  Excellent 1 Pr Gloves
1 Hat service
1 Helmet
Remarks: 1 Leggins

No A.W.O.L.  or absence from duty G. O. 45 W. D. 1914

1 set ornaments

Left U. S. for F. S. Sept. 15, 1918.   Arr U.S. Aug. 1, 1919

1 overcoat

Travel pay  to Guttenberg, Iowa

1 poncho
2 prs stockings
1 pr. Shoes
1Shirt, O.D.
2 Undershirts

Above personal and clothing items were furnished by Omaha Depot 3-29-21, J. B.

  (Signature of Soldier) Harold C. Minger
Camp Dodge, Iowa   C. L. Baldwin
Aug. 14, 1919   Capt Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full including Bonus $87.10   Commanding  ---------------
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster Corps    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond