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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     David J. Hamlett

#2760990  Private 1st Class. Guard and Fire Co. Unassigned


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. Auth. W. D.  Nov. 15, 1918. and letter W. D. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    David J. Hamlett was born in    Unionville
in the State of    Missouri When enlisted he was    22   years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Grey  eyes,     D. Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  8 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    6   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington, D. C., Mar 27, 1919   John N. Loye  
Paid  $60. under Act of Congress,   Major Infantry  
approved February 24th, 1919     Commanding.

C. E. Gray

Major Q. M. Corps      






Name   David J. Hamlett Grade   Private  1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   August 1st     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified no reduced fare .... Form issued ....
  No ...... Date issued ........ 19 ....

H. H. Lavine, Agent

  Forwarded Jan 7- 1921
  Approved by K. W. Thom for victory medal with K. W. Thom 1st Lt. 11th M. G. BN.

asst. Recruiting Officer



Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed [triple]  August 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed        

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No A.F.D.G.O. 45/14  Casually Discharged Co. 7-163rd Depot

Brigade Camp Dodge, Iowa formerly assigned to Guard & Fire Co. 336 Port of Embarkation Hoboken New Jersey

Entitled to travel pay




  (Signature of Soldier) David J. Hamlett
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   William W. Herbert
    jAN 6, 1919   2nd Lieut Infantry U. S. A.
Paid in Full  $60.52   Commanding  Co. 7-163 D.B.

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  19th day of  June, 19 41    

Marjorie Downie Lenth





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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond