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Allamakee co. Iowa
World War I
Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
Roy A. Volding

~Page 8, No. 503
Soldier's Form

Honorable Discharge from the United States Army

This is to Certify, that: Roy A. Volding #148091, Private Battery B, 51st Artillery (C.A.C.) Cas. Det. #71 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, 1918 and Letter A.G.O. Nov 30, 1918

Said Roy A. Volding was born in Waukon in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 26 years of age, and by occupation a Farmer. He had Blue eyes, Lt. Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 6 inches in height.
Given under my hand at Camp Dodge Iowa this 20th day of Feb, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
(signed) Cleveland Skinner, Major Infantry U.S.A., Commanding


Name: Volding, Roy A. #148091
Grade: 1st Cl Private
Enlisted: May 7, 1917 at Waukon, Iowa
Serving in First enlistment period at date of discharge
Prior service: None
Noncommissioned officer: Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating: 1st Class Gunner
Horsemanship: Unmounted
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: Engaged in the attack on the St. Michiel Salient of Sept 12, 1918. Participated in the battle of Sischepory on April 12, 1918.
Knowledge of any vocation: Farming
Wounds received in service: None
Physical condition when discharged: Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed: May 29, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed: August 15, 1917
Married or Single: Single
Character: Very Good
Remarks: No A.W.O.L. No absence under G.O. 45-1914 or G.O. 31-1912. Served in France. Left U.S. for France Aug. 14, 1917. Arrived in U.S. Feb 3, 1919. Entitled to traveling pay

(Signature of Soldier)
Roy A. Volding
(Signed) Elie S. Kriegh, 2nd Lt. T.A. U.S.A., Commanding Cas. Det. #71, 163rd D.B.
Filed for Record this 17th day of March, 1919

Handwritten notations on the document:
Inter Urban Railway ticket from Camp Dodge to Waukon, Iowa. Form S-3 No. 1236. Date issued 2/20/1919, H.H. Lavine, agent
Camp Dodge Iowa Feb 20, 1919, paid in full $47.36; 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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