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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Albert Bennie Holden Filed: Sept. 21, 1925
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Albert Bennie Holden

#4500137 Corporal Q. M. C. Post. Detach. #2 Attached 8th Casual Col.


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    Letters P. of E. Ref. to par 27 S. C.  137 Hq. P. of E. May 17/19 W. D. Cir. 77-1918

Said   Albert Bennie Holden was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 3/12    years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,   Dark  complexion, and was       5   feet   5  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Fill Virginia

This    23rd   day of     May    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    L. L. Gilmer  
    Colonel C. A. C.  






Name   Albert Bennie Holden  4500137 Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Aug. 28     1918, at  Webster. S. Dak
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corporal, April 15, 1919

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming        

Wounds received in service    None                 

Physical condition when discharged     Teeth Extracted 7.2 Defective vision 0. D. 20/30 O. S. 25/30   Mysopin

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Sept 14th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Sept 14th 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character  Excellent


Service honest and faithful.
No A. W.  OR O. L. absence under G. O.  45-14 or G. O.  30-12 W. D. and
Repair Shop Q. M. C. Aug. 30/18 and Dept. Co. Camp Stuart, Va. Nov. 21 to

May 10/19 8th Casual Co. May 15/19 to May 23/19 Entitled to 2/3 railroad fare rate from

Camp Hill, Va. to Webster, S. Dak.
  (Signature of Soldier) Albert B. Holdern
Newport News, Va,  May 24-1919   W. H. Fasher
Paid in full $201.35   Capt. of Infantry
Paid Bonus $60.00   Commanding  8th Casual Co.
James J. Walsh, 1st Lieut., Q. M. C.    
Disbursing Officer    
South Dakota    
Soldiers Compensation Board    
Bonus Paid $133.00  Date 3/31/22    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond