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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Henry A. Beck

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Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Henry A. Beck, #4006080, Pvt. Caus. Det. 344, 163 D.B.
Last assg'd Co. "E" 5th Replacement Reg't.
The United States Army, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is hereby Honorably Discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of: Tel. W.D. 11-15-18 & Letter A.G.A. 11-30-18

Said Henry A. Beck was born in Lansing in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 28 1/12 years of age, and by occupation a Manufacturer. He had Blueeyes, Dark hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 4 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 28th day of April, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(Typed) Louis Causler, Major Signal Corps, U.S.A., Commanding

True extract certified by me on Mar. 22, 1921 for the purpose of obtaining a Victory Medal.
J.H. Thompson, Notary Public


Name: Henry A. Beck
Grade: Private
Enlisted or Inducted: July 26, 1918 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not qualified
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: A.E.F.
Knowledge of any vocation: Manufacturer
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: Aug, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: ----
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L, not absent. Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. 11-1-1918. Returned U.S. 4-18-1919.

(Signature of Soldier) Henry A. Beck
(Typed) Perry L. Baldwin, Capt Inf. U.S.A., Commanding
Filed for Record this 26th day of February 1938.
Emmett C. Sullivan, Recorder

Other notations on the document:
Camp Dodge, Iowa, Apr 28, 1919, paid in full including bonus $103.85; A.A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.
Davenport, Iowa, Issued one Bronze Victory Button, 10/8/1919


~source: Soldiers' and sailors' discharge record, 1917-1949; FHL US/CAN Film 1480794 Item 4
~transcribed by S. Ferrall for Allamakee co. IAGenWeb from scanned records contributed by Constance Diamond, coordinator of the Iowa Special Project, Iowa in the Great War


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