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Reconstruction Medical Aide Record


Appointment and Discharge of

Reconstruction Aide Medical Department

U. S. Army

U. S. War Department


Name:  Filed:  August 23, 1923

   Clara L. Curtis Otis      County Recorder.


Hazel Dohrer


Deputy Recorder


This is to Certify, That Bert A. Elledge #2,849-770 Private Co. C. Dev. Bn. #One, 163rd Depot Brigade was discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of Physical Disability at Camp Dodge, Iowa on the sixth of November, 1918; that at the time of his discharge there was erroneously issued to him a discharge certificate  on Form 526, A. G. O. whereas he was entitled to receive a discharge certificate on Form 525, A. G. O., indicating he had been Honorably discharged the service. Having surrendered said certificate so issued him, this certificate is issued in lieu thereof, and by virtue of this certificate he is entitled to be regarded as having been honorably discharged the military service as of the date and place aforementioned.


Said Bert A. Elledge was born in Osterbrook, in the State of Iowa. When enlisted he was 22 2/12 years of age By occupation a barber and a farmer. He hade Blue


Said    Bert A. Elledge was born in    Osterdock
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 2/12     years of age
and by occupation a   Barber and Farmer  
He had  blue  eyes,     light  hair, fair  complexion, and was  five  feet  eight & 1/2  inches in height.


Given under my hand at   Washington, D. C.,  This    twentieth   day of     August,  1923.

By authority of the Secretary of War



E. M. Landrusen

Adjutant General


Name, Bert A. Elledge, Grade Private, Inducted, April 26, 1918, at Elkader, Iowa. Serving in first enlistment period at date of discharge. Prior service None. Noncommissioned officer: never. Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: None Knowledge of any vocation: Barbering and Farming. Wounds received service: None. Physical condition when discharged: Physically unfit --- Typhoid prophylaxis completed  May 16, 1918. Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed May 16, 1918. Married or Single  Married. Character: Very Good.

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or G. O. 45  W. D. 1914.         Paid in full $7.42, Nov. 6, 1918. Paid $60. Bonus June 7, 1919 under Act of Feb. 24, 1919


E. M. Landrusen

Adjutant General


                 [Transcriber Note:  The certificate on page 75 is the original certificate issued to Bert A. Elledge]



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond