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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Orvie John Swenson Filed: May 3, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Orvie John Swenson

#5250293  Pvt.  Co. 7 S.A.T.C.   Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa


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    Expiration Term of Service


Said   Orvie John Swenson was born in    Postville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  20   years of age

and by occupation a   Student

He had blue  eyes, light hair, light complexion, and was five  feet eight inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Ames, Iowa

This    17th    day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    Jas. Rush Lincoln  
    Major U.S.A. Unassigned  




Name   Orvie John Swenson Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 1,   1918, at  Nevada, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Agriculture

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Excellent

Typhoid prophylaxis completed October 26, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed October 26, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   No absence under G. O. 31, 1912 or G. O. 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Nevada, Iowa.
  (Signature of Soldier) Orvie J. Swenson
    Jas. Rush Lincoln
    Major U.S.A. Unassigned
    Commanding  S.A.T.C. Iowa State
    College, Ames, Iowa


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond