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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Arthur C. Wilker Filed: January 11, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Arthur C. Wilker

#2105866   Corp. Cas. Det. 974 Dem. Group   Last Assigned 4th Am Train.


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 and letters A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Arthur C. Wilker was born in    Monona Twp.
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  5  feet   10  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   Arthur C. Wilker Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 18  1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Aug. 1, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   Aisne Marne off. July 18 to Aug 6, 1918; Vesle. offensive Aug. 7 to Aug 14, 1918. St. Mihiel off Meuse Argonne.

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

No A. W. O. L. or A.F.D.  G. O. 31/12 or 45/14 

Entitled to travel pay to St. Olaf, Iowa. 

Left U. S. May 22, 1918  Arrived U. S. July 2, 1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur C. Wilker
    Chas. M. Nevermah
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 974


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond