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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Karl C. Ortman Filed: June 19, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Karl C. Ortman

#100049 Pvt  Casual Det. 174 -- 163 D. D.  Last Assigned Co. A. 168 Inf.


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    Tele  W. D. Nov. 15th, and Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30/18


Said   Karl C. Ortman was born in    Littleport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Chauffeur

He had  Blue eyes,  Brown  hair, Fair  complexion, and was   5   feet   10 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    29    day of     March ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Karl C. Ortman Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26    1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A.E.F. Champsaigne Chauteau, Thierr, Alsace Loraine.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffeur

Wounds received in service    July 28, 1918

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] July 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  --------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L. no absence under G. O. 31 or G. O. 45.
Entitled to Travel pay
Left U. S. for over seas, Nov 14 -1917    returned to U. S.  March 20, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Karl C. Ortman
    L. H. Alline
    1st Lt. Engrs.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 174

Depot Brig.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond