is to Certify,
Clarence Riniker, a recruit Co. 52 -- 163 Dept Brigade Army
Serial No. 4833145 is hereby Discharged from the military service
of the United States by reason of Physical deficiency as per 3rd.
Ind dated Sept. 12, 1918, on form 1010 P.M. D. O. giving as
reason for discharge: mental deficiency, age 9 years. Group "C".
Riniker was inducted into the service from the jurisdiction of
the Local Board for Elkader Clayton County, Iowa on the fourth
day of September, 1918.
certificate discharges the person named herein from his present
obligation to serve the Army, it does not operate as a permanent
bar to his subsequent entrance into the military service. Under
Section 5 of the Act of May 18, 1917, all registered persons
remain subject to the draft unless exempted or excused as in the
Act provided. Therefore, this discharge does not excuse the
holder from obedience to the process of Exemption Boards.
Given at Camp
Dodge, Iowa, this 12th day of Sept. 1918.
By Order of
1st Lt. A.G.
Note: -- This form
will be used for discharge of aliens and alien enemies and of men
rejected on account of physical unfitness, dependency, etc....