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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Elmer Trudo Filed: January  12, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Elmer Trudo

#4.006.389 Pvt. Casual Det. 201  163rd D. B. Last Ass'd Co. F 5th Inf



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, 1918,  and ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Elmer Trudo was born in    Gunder
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  Brown  eyes,  Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   6 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    2nd   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U. S. A.  





Name    Elmer Trudo Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     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     Not mounted

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   [triple]   Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


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

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Sept.  15, 1918.   Arrived U. S. March 20, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Elmer Trudo
    Leslie G. Drake
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  C. D. #201


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond