IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Irva K. Smith Filed: January 15, 1921, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Irva K. Smith

#3,224,273  Cpl. Cas. Dat. 795 Dem. Group.   Last ass'd Co. C. 313 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. Auth. W.D. 11/15 and A.G. A. Ltr. 11/30/18.

Said   Irva K. Smith was born in    Strawberry Point,
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Bookkeeper

He had  blue  eyes,  dark  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16 day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Irva K. Smith Grade   Corporal 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   5-27  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal R.S.O. 97 11-1 16
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not rated
Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F. Haute Alsace Sect. 10/7 ---11/9/18.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Bookkeeper
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] 6-5-18
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    6-5-18
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  or absence under  G. O. 31 or 45, 1914 

Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. 8-16-18. Returned U. S.A 6-6-19.

  (Signature of Soldier) Irva K. Smith
    A.A. Twinquist
    1st Lt. Engrs U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 795


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond