IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Tov Larsen Torsrud

#4412508  Private Headquarters Co. IC or L  Casual Det. 362-163 DB Last  assigned  Co. I 139th Inf. 35 Div.



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. Inst. A. G. O. November 30, 1918.


Said    Tov Larsen Torsrud was born in    Konsberg, Opdal
in the State of    Norway When enlisted he was    28 9/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Gray  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  7 inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Ill.   

This    17th   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

Fargo, N. Dak. Jan. 15, 1919. Samuel W. Moyer
Bronze Victory Button issued   Colonel Infantry  
this date.     Commanding.




Name    Tov Larsen Torsrud Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 26,      1918, at  Fargo, North Dakota
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed September 21, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      September 21, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Very good


No A. W. O. L.  under G. O. 31/12  or G. O. 45/14.

Entitled to travel pay



  (Signature of Soldier) Tov Larsen Tarsrud
CAMP GRANT, ILL.   --------------- unreadable
Feb. 17, 1919   Captain Infantry
Paid in Full $57.30   Commanding  HDQRS.Co. ICor L.
Alex. C. McKelvey    
Capt. Q. M. Corps    
Filed for Record this  4th day of  February, 1941  

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond