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Soldier's Discharge Record




Recorded in Historian's Book Pocket City Post #267 American Legion McGregor, Ia. H. F.

Haltmeyer Historian


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Clarence E. Henkes

#4,818,391  Cook Co. D 87th Inf.


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    

 W. D.  Tel. Jan 18, 1918.


Said    Clarence E. Henkes was born in    Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22   years of age

and by occupation a   farming

He had  Brown  eyes,  D. Brn  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27th   day of     Jan,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

Washington D. C. Apr. 24, 1919   Leo Moseley  
Paid $60.00 under Act of Congress   Lieut. Colonel 87th Inf.  
approved February 24th, 1919.     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major Q. M. Corps      




Name   Clarence E. Henkes Grade   Cook
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4     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    Farming Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader, Iowa
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None Form S.-4  No. 18114
  Date issued  Jan 27 19



Horsemanship     None

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  Sept 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 27, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Co 52 163rd D. B. 9/16/18 - 10/21/18;  Co. "D" 87th Inf. 10/21/18 to Date of


(Signature of Soldier) Clarence E. Henkes
Camp Dodge, Iowa   Herman C. DePorter
    Jan 27, 1919   Capt. 87th Inf.
Paid in Full  $62.87   Commanding  Co. "D"

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster  U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  26th day of  January, 19 34

Verna M. O'Connor

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond