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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Benjamin Huey

~Page 14, No. 524
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Benjamin Huey, #2104944 Sergeant Infantry. Unassigned, last assigned to Co. C. 347 Inf.
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. auth. W.D. Nov. 15, 1918 and Letter W.D. Nov 30, 1918

Said Benjamin Huey was born in Postville in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 24 2/12 years of age, and by occupation a Electrician. He had Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion and was 5 feet 1/2 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 29th day of January, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) William E. Per Lee, Major Inf., Commanding


Name: Benjamin Huey
Grade: Sergeant
Inducted: Sept. 4, 1917 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Sergeant, October 15, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not rated
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: Served with A.E.F. from August 26, 1918 to December 30, 1918
Knowledge of any vocation: Electrician
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: October 3, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: ----
Married or Single: Single
Character: Excellent
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No A.F.D. under G.O. 45/19. Served with M.G. Co. 350 Inf from Sept 4, 1917 to Nov. 22, 1917, Co. C. 341 Inf from Nov 23, 1917 to Oct 29, 1918. With 2nd Corps School Amer. E.F. from Oct 20, 1918 to Nov. 30, 1918. With Co. C. 347 Inf. from Dec 1, 1918 to Jan 1, 1919. 263 Co. 163 D.B. from Jan 2, 1919 to Jan. 14, 1919. Transferred to Camp Dodge, Iowa for discharge. Blue War Service Chevron authorized.

(Signature of Soldier)
Benjamin Huey
(Signed) George C. Proud, Captain Infantry, Commanding Co. 10 163 D.B.
Filed for Record this 19th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Iowa. Form S4 No. 19120. Date issued 1/29/1919, H.E. Lavine, agent
Camp Dodge Iowa June 29, 1919, paid in full $56.24; A.A. Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.


~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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