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Discharge from the United States Army
This is to Certify,
that: Ralph L. Larson #2141928, Private Hq Co. 337th Field
Artillery Co. Det., 51-163rd D.B.
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: W.D.
Tel Nov 15, 1118 & W.D. letter Nov 30, 1918
Said Ralph L. Larson was born in Waukon in the State of
Iowa. When enlisted he was 25 years of age, and by
occupation a Arsenal Man. He had Blue eyes, Brown hair,
Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 7 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 31st day of
January, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) Henry R. Freeman, Lt. Col. 337th F.A.,
Name: Ralph L. Larson
Inducted: Feb 24, 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
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: A.E.F. Aug
31, 1918 to Jan 8, 1919
Knowledge of any vocation: Arsenal man
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Triple typhoid prophylaxis completed: March 19, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: ----
Married or Single: Single
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No time to be made good under G.O.
31, G.O. 45. Served in France from Sept 4, 1918 to Jan 8,
1919 Hq Co 337th Field Artillery. Service honest and
faithful. Entitled to travel pay.
(Signature of Soldier) Ralph L. Larson
(Signed) Joseph C. Stephenson, 1st Lt 337th F.A.,
Commanding Hq Co.
Filed for Record this 13th day of March, 1919
Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Ia.
Form S4 No. 19908, Date issued 1-31-1919, H.E. Lavine,
Camp Dodge, Iowa Jan 31, 1919, paid in full $35.04, A.A.
Padmore, Capt. Quartermaster U.S.A.