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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Ernest F. Seifert Filed: Jan 19, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Ernest F. Seifert

#2699681 Pvt. Casual Det. 233-163 D. B.  Last Assigned Co. "G" 160th 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   Tel. Auth.W.D.  Nov. 15', 18 and A.G.A. Ltr. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Ernest F. Seifert was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 3/4     years of age

and by occupation a  hotel clerk

He had  blue  eyes,  L. brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  ~5~   feet   ~8~  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    8th    day of     Apr    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Ernest F. Seifert  #2699601 Grade   Private 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 1  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Oct. 16, 1918, Pistol Dis. Qualified
Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Hotel Clerk
Wounds received in service    none
Physical condition when discharged     good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    July 27, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    July 27, 1918
Married or Single    single Character  excellent

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

Entitled to travel pay.

Left U.S. for France Oct. 25, 1918. Returned U.S. Mar. 18, 1919.

  (Signature of Soldier) Ernest F. Seifert
    F.B. Lefers
    1st Lieut. Inf.
    Commanding  Co. 233


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond