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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Ralph L. Larson

~Page 2, No. 459
Soldier's Form

Honorable 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., Commanding


Name: Ralph L. Larson #2141928
Grade: Private
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 qualified
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
Character: Excellent
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, agent.
Camp Dodge, Iowa Jan 31, 1919, paid in full $35.04, 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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