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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Elmer Eldred Harbaugh

#977188  Pvt HCL Med Dept. Unassgd.  Last  assignment Amb Co #253 14th San Train


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     Auth Circular 73 W. D. Nov 18, 1918 and January 17, 1919  Tel. Auth  W. D.  Nov. 15-18 Letter. W. D. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Elmer Eldred Harbaugh was born in    Emerson Chapel
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 11/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Hazel  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    7th   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington, D. C. June 23, 1919   Stephen A. Park Jr.  

Paid $60.00

under Act of Congress, approved

  Captain Infantry, U. S. A.  
February 24th, 1919     Commanding.

C. E. Gray,

Major O. M.





Name   Elmer Eldred Harbaugh Grade   Private  First Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   March 20     1918, at  Plentywood, Mantana
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  ------
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Rated Form -----  No. -------
  Date issued -------

H. H. Levine, Agent



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     April 22, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      April 22, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


H. Cas. Det. MOGC Ft. Riley Ks 3-20-18-4-1-18 Amb. Co. 18 MOT C 4-1-18
7-24-18 Amb. Co "F" 7-24-18-8-6-18 Amb Co. 256 Comp Custer Mich 8-6-
18-9-4-18 Amb. Co. 253 9-4-18 to Jan 30-19 Trans to Camp Dodge Iowa for
(Signature of Soldier) Elmer Eldred Harbaugh
Camp Dodge, Iowa   Grover C. Fillbach
   Feb 7, 1919   Captain Infantry. U. S. A.
Paid in Full  $66.09   Commanding  Co. 4, 163rd D. B.

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster,  U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  4th day of  January, 19 36    
Verna M. O'Connor
Recorder for Clayton County, Iowa


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond