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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Leslie Oelke Filed: June 1, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Leslie Oelke

#3077095   Pvt. 1 cl. Cas. Det. 1083  Dem. Group    Last Assgd. Sup. Co 318 Q.M.C.


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, 1918   & letter A. G. A.  Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Leslie Oelke was born in    Clayton Co.
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Clerk

He had  brown   eyes,  Brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   4 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st    day of     July ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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




Name   Leslie Oelke Grade   Pvt. 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 4,    1918, at  Jefferson Bks. Mo.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] June 24, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 24, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or  A. F. D. G.O. 31/12 or 45/14.
Entitled to travel pay to Farmersburg, Iowa.
Left U.S. July 26, 1918. Arrived U. S. July 11, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Leslie Oelke
    Bert Lyon
    Capt. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  for Det. 1083

163rd D. B.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond