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Soldier's Discharge Record



#1027 "True extract certified by me on August 31st, 1921
  for the purpose of obtaing Victory Medal by mail


  Joe Menges, Notary Public

To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harley A. Probasco

#2172798   Pvt. Casual Det. 972 Demob Group. Last Assgd. A. E. Cas. Bn.


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.  Auth W. D. Nov.11, 1918, Letter A. G. O.  Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Harley A. Probasco was born in    Arlington
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 1/2  years of age

and by occupation a   Teamster

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  11th  day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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




Name   Harley A. Probasco Grade   Pvt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Dec.12,     1917, at  Columbus Barracks, Ohio
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Teamster
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Rated INTER-URBAN RAILWAY

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Ticket From Camp Dodge to

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None No 23601

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Jan. 3, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Jan. 3, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.    No  absence under  G. O. 31 or  45, 1914

Entitled to travel pay to Arlington, Iowa.

Left U. S. April 21, 1918    Returned  July 1, 1919



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Harley A. Probasco
July 11,  1919   H. R. Williams
Paid in Full including Bonus $95.85   Capt. Inf.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  Cas. Det. 972
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 28th day of March, 1936  
Vera M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond