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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ernest F. Winkler Filed: Jun 23, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ernest F. Winkler

#4818382  Private Quarter Master Corps. Unassigned


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  11-30-18


Said   Ernest F. Winkler was born in    Elkport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  21 8/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    10th    day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    William E. Per Lee  
    Major Inf.  




Name   Ernest F. Winkler Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4 ,   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    No record

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [Triple] Sept. 27, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   V.G. Very Good


No A. W. O. L.   No A.F.D.   G. O. 45-14 Casually discharged.  Co. 11, 163rd Depot Brigade, Camp Dodge, Iowa.  Formerly assigned to Co. 1 Shop Regt. Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Florida.
  (Signature of Soldier) Ernest F. Winkler
    Rufus W. Scott
    Capt. Infantry, U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. 11, 163rd. D.B.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond