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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Frank A. Smith Filed: July 11, 1919

Garber, Iowa

Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank A. Smith

#2152682  Corporal Casual Det. #383 D. B. Last Assd. 140th Infantry.


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. 15,18 Letter A. G. O. Nov 30, 18


Said   Frank A. Smith was born in    Garber
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  23 1/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had blue  eyes, light hair, light complexion, and was 5 feet 6 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    7    day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Lammon  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  




Name   Frank A. Smith Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25,   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corporal R. S. O. #205  Nov. 1, 1918

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  In Vosges Mts  July 20th, Sept 1, 18. In Argonne drive Sept 26th to Oct 1/18. In Sub Sector Tavanes Oct 14/18 to Oct 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] March 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed [triple] March 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   No absence under G. O. 31 or 45-1914.
Entitled to travel pay to North McGregor, Iowa.
Left U.S. April 25, 1918. Returned  U. S. April 26, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Frank A. Smith
    Gerald F. Beane
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding   Cas. Det. U. S. A.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond