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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Harry D. Short Filed: Dec. 28, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Harry D. Short

#3018952  Pvt. Cas. Det. 593 Dem. Group. Last Assigd  Hdq. Co. 108  Engrs.


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. 16/18  Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30/18


Said   Harry D. Short was born in    Rock Bridge
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was  22 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had blue  eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, and was 5 feet 6 1/4 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    1  day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Cps. U.S.A.  




Name   Harry D. Short Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 17,   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Mtd.

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed 10-9-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed 10-9-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31 or G. O. 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel Pay.
Left U.S. Oct. 31st, 1918. Retd to U. S. May 23, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Harry D. Short
    Bert Lyon
    Capt. Inf. U. S.A
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 593




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond