son of Emery & Ophelia Waite Sargent
Photographer: Geo. W. Roe, Strawberry Point
Stanley T. Sargent (left)
with two of his WWI buddies
Stanley T. Sargent draft registration card, June 5, 1917
Stanley T. Sargent, age 30, home address Strawberry Point, Iowa. Date of birth: September 15, 1886, Natural born citizen, born at Strawberry Point, Iowa, USA. Occupation, Farming. Employed by: Self, Strawberry Point. No dependents. Single. No previous military service. Medium height, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair.
Geo Opperman, Registrar
Cass Precinct, Clayton County, Iowa, June 5, 1917
Stanley Theodore Sargent service card
Army serial number 2,139,438. Residence: Strawberry Point, Clayton county, Iowa. Inducted at Elkader, Iowa on Feb. 25, 1918. Place of birth: Strawberry Point, Iowa. Age: 31 5/12 years.
Organizations served in, with dates of assignments and transfers: Co C, 313 Engrs to Mch 26/18; Co B, 55 Engrs to disch. Grades: Pvt. Served overseas from June 30/18 to July 14/19. Honorably discharged on demobilization July 21/19.
Stanley T. Sargent Soldier's Discharge
and Enlistment Record
from the United States Army. #1827, page 56. Stanley T. Sargent 2139438, Pvt. Cas. Det 1078 Demobl Group. Last Ass'd Co. B, 55th Engrs. Honorably discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of Tel. W.D. Nov. 15-18 Letters A.G.A. Nov. 30-18.
Camp Dodge, Ia. 21st day of July, 1919.
Louis Causler, Maj. Sig. Corps, U.S.A., Commanding
Grade: Private. Enlisted Febr. 25, 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: A.E.F.
Medals, Deco., Citations: None
Knowledge of any vocation: Farming
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple Typhoid prophylaxis completed: Mar. 16-'18. Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: Mar. 16-'18
Single. Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No absence under G.O. 31 or 45 W.D. 1912-14. Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Iowa. Left U.S. June 30-'18 Ret'd July 14-'19.
Camp Dodge, Iowa. Jul 21, 1919. Paid in Full Including Bonus $95.40
A.A. Padmore Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.
H.C. Vermilya Capt. Inf. U.S.A. Commanding Cas. Det 1078
Filed for Record 27th day of April, 1942
~sources: photos courtesy of Joan Patterson, cousin of the contributor; WWI Draft Card, ordered on line from the National Archives; Record of Service Card, from the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum Camp Dodge, IA; discharge papers from the Clayton County Recorder's office and the letter home, published in the Strawberry Point Press, September 12, 1918
~contributed by Terry Sargent, nephew. Terry's contact info. can be found in the surname registry for Sargent
~see also "Our Heroes" page for another photo and more about Stanley T. Sargent.
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