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     Harry A. Fricke

#4006170 Pvt. Casual Det. 328.-163rd  D. B. Co. "A" 346th M. G. Bn. (Last  Assigned)



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     Te. W. D.  Nov. 15, 1918. An ltr. A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Harry A. Fricke was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 2/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Auto Mechanic

He had  Blue  eyes,     Black  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24st   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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




Name   Harry A. Fricke Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer  Never Transportation Furnished
Knowledge of any vocation    Auto Mechanic


Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Union Station

  Apr. 24, 19
  Des Moines Iowa



Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  Aug 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  no absence under GO. 31/ GO/45.

Entitled to travel pay

left U. S. 9/14/1918.  returned   April 14, 1919


(Signature of Soldier        )

Harry A. Fricke
Camp Dodge, Iowa   H. H. Williams
    Apr. 24, 1919   Cap't. Inf
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $86.40   Commanding  Cas. Det. 328

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  10th day of  May, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond