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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ernest Pratt Nicholson Filed: December 17, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ernest Pratt Nicholson

#2694297   Chf. Mech.  Casual Det. #839  Dem. Group    Last assd. 3rd Arty. Corps


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    W. D. Tel. 11/15-18   A. G. A.  Ltr. 11/30-18.


Said   Ernest Pratt Nicholson was born in    Ossian
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 2/3     years of age

and by occupation a   Bank Cashier

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    21    day of     June ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name   Ernest Pratt Nicholson Grade   Chf. Mech.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   4-9    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 Qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Bank Cashier

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] 6-10-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  6-10-18  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or  absence under G. O. 45 & 31 -1914.
Entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. 9-3-18. Arrv. U. S.  6-8-19.
  (Signature of Soldier) Ernest Pratt Nicholdson
    Bert Lyon.
    Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 839


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond