IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Byron E. Abel Filed:  October 16, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Byron E. Abel

#1364394 Cpl., Cas. Det. #1088 Dem. Group. Last assigned Motor Truck Co. 545 A. Hdqrs. Co.



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; Letter A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Byron E. Abel was born in     Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 5/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Book-keeper

He had  blue  eyes,   L. Brown  hair,     Fair  complexion, and was       5  feet     6   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    22nd   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Sig. Corps,, U. S. A.  





Name    Byron E. Abel Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   6-21    1917, at  Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Cpl. per M. S. O. #11 1-22-18; l. Cpl. per B. O. #77. 1-1-'18; Sgt, R. S. O. 4, 6-1-'18; Cpl. R. S. O. 19, 6-21-'18; Sgt/S. O. 32, 6-3-'18; Mess Sgt. Co. H. 11 Aug 29-'18; Cpl. S. O. 99, Dec 3. '18. 

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Aisne Marne off., Corps Troop Aug. 6-14, '18. St. Mihiel off. Corps Troops Sept. 12-15, 1918; Oise Ann. off. army troops Sept. 17 -- Oct. 13, '18; Argonne-Meuse off. Corps Troops Oct 13 - Nov. 11, 1918.    

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Book-keeper

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed         Fri. 9-22-17


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Fri. 9-22-17  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31 or 45-'14 W. D.;

              Entitled to travel pay to Dubuque, Iowa.

              Left U. S. July 10, 1918. Arrived U. S. 7-12-1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Byron E. Abel
    H. A. Gunderson
    Capt. of Inf.
    Commanding  Co. D. 1088


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond