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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: David N. Olmsted Filed: February 2, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     David N. Olmsted

#2147815  Pvt. 1 Cl. 163 D. B. (Cas. Det. 97-D. B.)


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. 11/15/18 and Letter  11-30-18.

Said   David N. Olmsted was born in    Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Dark  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11  day of     March    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps  





Name   David N. Olmsted Grade   Private  1st.  Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 2nd    1918, at  Monona, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None Inter-Urban Railway
Noncommissioned officer   Never Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Rated Monona, Iowa
Horsemanship     No Mounted Form 25  No. 55349

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Date issued Mch 11, 1919
Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None H. E. Lavine, Agent
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] April 16-18
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    April 16-18
Married or Single    Married Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  under  G. O. 31-12 or absence under G. O. 45-14 

Entitled to travel pay.

  (Signature of Soldier) David Olmsted
Camp Dodge, Iowa   Charley T. Robertson
Mar. 11, 1919   1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full $109.60   Commanding  Cas. Det. 97-163 D. B.
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.    
*Including Bonus $60.00*    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond