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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Sumner O. Nolte Filed: August 12, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Sumner O. Nolte

#4006373,    Private First Class  1st Company "B" 138th Regiment 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 by reason of    Expiration of term of Service per Telegram A. G. O. November 15, 1918.


Said   Sumner O. Nolte was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Mechanic

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

      Given under my hand at    Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana

This    Fourth    day of     December ,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    H. G. Smith  
    Major Engrs. U. S. A.  





Name   Sumner O. Nolte  #4006373 Grade   Private First Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Appointed Private First Class November 28, 1918.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Mechanic

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  none  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 45.
Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.
  (Signature of Soldier) Sumner O. Nolte
    Grover C. Wellman
    Capt. Engrs. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. B 138 Engrs


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond