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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Hugo H. Oelke

#2155499   Sergeant Co. T 350th Infantry


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    Third Ind.  Letter Hq. Co. Dept. Jan. 28--1919.


Said    Hugo H. Oelke was born in    Farmersburg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27   years of age

and by occupation a   Bank Clerk

He had  Blue  eyes, Light   hair,  Medium  complexion, and was    5   feet  9 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    USGH #29 Fort Snelling, Minn.

this   3rd   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Lieut. Col. Med. Corps.  




Name   Hugo H. Oelke Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 14     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Sergeant Eff. Aug. 1-1918  
Knowledge of any vocation    Bank Clerk  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  none  

Horsemanship     none


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      Actually engaged against the enemy at Alsace 

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 21- 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Sept. 21- 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Service in France    Left US. Aug 14, 1918  arrived May 30-1919.

No A.W.O.L.  or absence from duties under G. O. 45/1914

Entitled to travel allowance

Service honest and faithful


Fort Snelling, Minn. Jul 3, 1919 (Signature of Soldier) Hugo H. Oelka
Paid in full $186.25 including $60.00   ----------------
bonus per Sec. 1408 of Revenue Act   1st Lieut Nec
appd. Feb. 24, 1919.   Commanding  Casual
John Miller Captain. Q.M.C.  
By George A. Chandler, 2nd Lieut. Q.M.C.  
Filed for Record this 27th day of January, 1942  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond