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Discharge from the United States Army
This is to Certify,
that: Carl F. Meierkord #625443 Corporal Hdq Co. 57 Art. C.A.C.
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: For
the convenience of the Gov. per form 16 S.O. 28 Hdq Camp
Grant, Ill., Jan. 28, 1919.
Said Carl F. Meierkord was born in Waukon in the State of
Iowa. When enlisted he was 24 10/12 years of age, and by
occupation a Bookkeeper. He had Blue eyes, Light Brown
hair, Fair complexion and was 5 feet 9 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Grant, Ill. this first day of
February, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) H.W. Baslty, Major Inf U.S.A., Commanding
Name: Carl F.
Enlisted: Nov. 8, 1817 at Jefferson Brks, Mo.
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Appointed Corporal S.O. 38 Hdq
57 Art. C.A.C. July 22, 1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: Not
Horsemanship: Not mounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: St. Mihiel
Sept 12-13, 1918; Argonne offensive Sept 25 to Nov. 11,
Knowledge of any vocation: Book keeper
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: Feb 12, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: Feb 12, 1918
Married or Single: Single
Remarks: Service honest and faithful. Entitled to travel
pay to Dubuque, Ia. Left U.S. for overseas service May
10, 1918, arrived Brest May 23, 1918. Arrived U.S.A. Jan.
(Signature of Soldier) Carl F. Meierkord
(Signed) Ralph D. Harmon, 2nd Lieut. Inf. U.S.A.,
Commanding 3rd Co., Discharge Imot
Filed for Record this 17th day of March, 1919
Handwritten notations on the document:
Transportation issued, Illinois Central, Feb 1, 1919,
Rockford, Ill. C.G.
Camp Grant, Ill., paid in full $39.73; Alex. C. McKelvey,
Capt. Q.M. Corps; D.. Eloiderr, 2nd Lieut. Q.M.C.