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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Marcus Rypestol Filed: March 22, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Marcus Rypestol

#3009913   Private Engineers Unassigned (Last assigned Co. "B" 211th Engineers)


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 15, -18 and Letter W. D. Nov. 30-18


Said   Marcus Rypestol was born in    Christianand
in the State of    Norway When enlisted he was    24     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue   eyes,  brown  hair, light  complexion, and was   5   feet   11 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    6th    day of     February ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Brian Matter,  
    Captain Infantry  




Name   Marcus Rypestol Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 29,     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     No Recods

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] Aug. 24, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  -------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Entitled to travel pay.  No  absence under Act of April 27/14. No A. W. O. L. 

Served in 15th Prov. Ret., Co. Sept. 27-18 to date of enlistment with Hdq. Co. 211th Engrs. From Sept. 27-18 to Sept 28-18. With Co. "B" 211th Engineers From Sept. 29-18 to Jan. 27-19 Trans. to Camp Dodge, Iowa for Discharge.  

  (Signature of Soldier) Marcus Rypestol
    Harry K. Leadham
    Captain Infantry, U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. "2" 163rd D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond