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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Fred W. Otterbeck Filed: Feb. 22, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Fred W. Otterbeck

#2139423  Private Casual Det. 1077  Demo. Group.   Last Assigned Co. B. 55th Engrs.


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 and Ltr. A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918

Said   Fred W. Otterbeck was born in    Scott
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22     years of age

and by occupation a  Teamster

He had  brown  eyes,  brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

*True extract certified by me on Dec. 31, 1920,

Louis Causler

for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  
Miner F. Harwood, Notary Public  





Name   Fred W. Otterbeck Grade   Private 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not qualified
Horsemanship     No mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none
Knowledge of any vocation    Teamster
Wounds received in service    none
Physical condition when discharged     good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Mar 16, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Mar 16, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A.W.O.L.  No  Absence under G. O. 31 and 45, 1914 

Left U. S. June 30, 1918.   Returned to U.S. July 14,, 1919

Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Iowa.

  (Signature of Soldier) Fred W. Otterbeck
    H. R. Williams
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1077.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond