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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Arthur E. Olson Filed: September 5, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arthur E. Olson

#2105774,    Corporal Co. F 347th Infantry attached to 4 Co. 1st Tr. B. N. 158 D. H. for discharge Per V.O.C.G. 158 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    E. T. S. per Tel. A. G. O. Nov. 15, 1918


Said   Arthur E. Olson was born in    Postville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Sherman, Ohio

This    18th    day of     January ,    one thousand nine hundred and     ---------

    A. L. Kuhlman  
    Major Inf. U. S. A.  





Name   Arthur E. Olson Grade   Crporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 18    1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corporal June 1, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     None

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F. Sept. 3, 1918 to December 30, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Horseman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  November 1, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  November 1, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    no absence under G. O. #45 W. D. 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa.
  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur E. Olson
    L. O. Coleman
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  4Co. 1st Tr. Bn.

158 Depot Brigade.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond