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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Charley M. Nelson Filed: May 3d, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Charley M. Nelson

#2703708  Pvt. Cas. Det. 637  Demob'l. Group.   last assigned Co. M 350 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 and Lts.  A.G.O. Nov. 30, 1918

Said   Charley M. Nelson was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  light  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   8 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    15th  day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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






Name   Charley M. Nelson Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated  
Horsemanship     No mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Wounds received in service    none
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] July 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    -------------------
Married or Single    single
Character  excellent

No A.W.O.L.  No absence under G.O. 31 or G. O. 45 W.D. 1914

Left U. S. Aug. 16, 1918;   Retd. to U.S. May 30, 1919.

Soldier is entitles to travel pay

  (Signature of Soldier) Charley N. Nelson
    Frank O. West
    Capt 350 Inf.
    Commanding  Co. M.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond