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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Louis H. Patterson Filed: August 28th, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Louis H. Patterson

#2694326   Private  Cas Det. #527  163 D. B., Last Ass'd. Batry. D. D. 147th

F. A.


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. 15/18 Ltr. A.G.A.  Nov. 30/18


Said   Louis H. Patterson was born in    Wagner Twp.
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Gray   eyes,  Sandy   hair, Medium  complexion, and was   5   feet   10 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    23rd    day of     May ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name   Louis H. Patterson Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Apr. 9    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     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F.  Oise Aisne Meuse-Argonne

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  June 10, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 10, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    or  absence under G. O. #31 or #45 1914.
Entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. July. 23, 1918. Arrived in U.S. May 13, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Louis H. Patterson
    V. L. Knevel
    Capt. 147 F4
    Commanding  Btry. D.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond