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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ernest T. Harbaugh Filed: January 22, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ernest T. Harbaugh

#504201 Pvt. Casual Det. 987 Dem. Group. Last Assigd. Med. Dept.



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, Ltrs ago. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Ernest T. Harbaugh was born in    Garber
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  Lt. blue  eyes,  L. brown  hair,   ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   3 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    A. W. Jones  
    Major Inf. U. S. A.  





Name    Ernest T. Harbaugh Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 1st     1918, at  R.D. Ft. Logan, Colo.
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Argonne Meuse Off. Oct. 10, 18 to Nov 11 18; Lvess. Sec. Aug. 8, Sept. 11; St. Miehiel off., Sept. 12-16, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed      (tri.) April 15, 18


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

Married or Single    single

Character  excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or G. O.  45

Entitled to travel pay to Garber, Iowa

Left U. S. 6-28-18.   Arr. U. S. 6-18-19


  (Signature of Soldier) Ernest T Harbaugh
    Dennis Delaney
    Capt. Inft. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 987


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond