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To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James A. Hummel

#40046413  Private  Casual Det. #515 -- 163rd D. B.   Last assigned Co. E 325th 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. 15-18 and Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    James A. Hummel was born in    Wadena
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 11/12  years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  brown  eyes,     brown   hair,  fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     May    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Crusler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  
      Ticket from Camp Dodge to Elkader
      Form I---3 No. 13187
      Date Issued    5/12/19

H. H. Lavine, Agent




Name    James A. Hummel 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
Knowledge of any vocation    farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not rated



Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

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

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45 -- 1914.

                Entitled to travel pay

                Left U. S. Sept. 15-18    returned to U. S. May 9-19

  (Signature of Soldier) James A. Hummel
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Dennis Delaney
May 21, 1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A
Paid in Full  Including   Commanding  Casual Det. 163 D. B.

Bonus: $121.10

A. D. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster  U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this    17th day of   March,   19 42  

Verna  M. O'Connor


County Recorder


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond


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