IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Carl Beck

#2849766  Pvt.  1/c  Cas. Det. #798,  Dem Group. (Last Assgd.  Co. B. 359th Inf.)



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES by reason of     Tel. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918 & Lts O. G. A. Nov. 30, /9/18.


Said    Carl Beck was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 9/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Engineer

He had  Brown  eyes,     Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   6  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Carl Beck Grade   Pvt 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Apr. 26     1918, at  Elkader, 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. Willers-en Haye-St. Mihiel Rivenelle Sector

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Engineer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     5-17-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  5-17-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   ------------

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 3100 G. O. 45 (1914)

              Soldier entitled to travel pay

              6/20/18 Left U. S. A. Returned to U. S. A. 6/6/19

Camp Dodge, Iowa    
    June 16, 1919    
Paid in Full Inclluding    
Bonus $91.32    
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    


  (Signature of Soldier) Carl Beck
    W. E. Carson
    2nd Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  798 Cas. Det.

       Camp Dodge, Iowa

Filed for Record this    9th day of  April ,   19 35  

Verna M. O'Connor


County Recorder



~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond