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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Fred H. Niehaus

a Private of Company "C" of the 313th Regiment of Engineers


THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES ARMY by reason of    Disqualified at physical examination after acctance for service by local Exemption Board per General Orders No. 11 Headquarters 88th Division Sept. 23, 1917.


Said    Fred H. Niehaus was born in    Millville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    29 5/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Carpenter

He had  blue  eyes, Light Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    Five   feet  Seven  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  eighth  day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     Seventeen.

  R. R. Raymond  
WASHINGTON D. C.   Colonel 313th Engineers  

Apr 30 1919

Paid $60 under Act of Congress      
Approved February 24, 1919.    
C. E. Gray, Major, Q. M. Corps      




Name   Fred H. Niehaus Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   ------------------------------------- CAMP DODGE, IOWA
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter Nov.8, 1917 Paid in Full
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none


Horsemanship     none

F. Fmeart

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.
Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged   Flat Feet marked, bilateral with symptoms

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [Triple] October 31, 1917


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Veru Good


Accepted for enlistment by Local Board at Elkader, Iowa, September 18, 1917

Not entitled to travel allowance.

Fred H. Niehaus is Not recommended for reenlistment


  (Signature of Soldier) Fred H. Niehaus
    Paul N. Kingsley
    Capt.ain 313th Engineers. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. "C" 313th Engrs.
Filed for Record this 7th day of June, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond