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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Fred M. Rugland Filed: April 17, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Fred M. Rugland

#2105786 Cpl.  Cas. Det. 1252 Dem. Group  Last Assgd. Co. "F" 39th 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   Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918 Letter  A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Fred M. Rugland was born in    Archer
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 1/2     years of age

and by occupation a  farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  5   feet   10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th  day of     July    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    C. H. Newby  
    Major Inf, U. S. A.  





Name   Fred M. Rugland Grade   Cpl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 18    1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Cp. R. S. O. #160 Aug 1, 1919
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  none
Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A. E. F. Vesle Aug. 7-12 Aisne Marne July 18, Aug. 6, St. Mihiel Off. Sept. 12-16 Meuse Argonne Sept. 26, Oct. 18, Touelon Sept. 13, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Oct. 31, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

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

Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa. Left U. S. May 8, 1918.  Arrivd. U.S/ Aug. 6, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Fred M. Rugland
    H. L. Hyde
    Captain Infantry
    Commanding  Det. 1252


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond