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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Bert A. Elledge Filed:  May 28, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky      County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Bert A. Elledge

#2849770  Private   Company C. Development Battalion No. 1



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     Physical deficiency per Surgeon's Certificate of disability and 4th Ind. 163rd Dept Brigade November 4, 1918, giving as cause for discharge neuro-circulatory asthenia which incapacitates by reason of tachycardia, dizziness and palpitation on exertion, rendering him liable to collapse. Discharged by order of the Secretary of the War, Paragraph 7, General Order, War Dept. 1918.


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    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    6th   day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    R. M. Mahon  
    Captain  Infantry.  





Name    Bert A. Elledge Grade   Private Infantry
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26th     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 practice

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Barbering and Farming

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Physically unfit. Poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  ----------------------  

Married or Single    Married


I Certify that the soldiers Character is Excellent. 

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or G. O. 45  W. D. 1914.

              Accepted by Local Board for Clayton County, Iowa, Order No. 542

              Serial No. 506. Disability existed prior to enlistment not in line of duty.

              Soldier entitled to travel pay at 3 1/2 cents per mile to place of enlistment.



  (Signature of Soldier) Bert A. Elledge
    William M. Brennan
    Captain Infantry M. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. "C" Dev. Bn. No.1
[Transcriber Note:  The certificate on page 456 is a replacement certificate issued to Bert A. Elledge]


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond