IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Louis J. Allenstein Filed:  July 7th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Louis J. Allenstein

#2853268  Corporal, Casual Det. #1558, Demob. Group. Last assigned. Remount Squadron 311.



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


Said    Louis J. Allenstein was born in     Lamon
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   mechanic

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     6   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     October,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    John Mackay  
    Major  Q. M. C., U. S. A.  





Name    Louis J. Allenstein Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 27     1918, at  Glendive, Montana
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal, Aug 1, 1917

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Mechanic

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 10, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 10, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  1912 or W. D. 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay to Glendive, Montana

              Left U. S. Aug. 14, 1918. Returned Oct. 6, 1919

              Victory Button "bronze" issued.


  (Signature of Soldier) Louis J. Allenstein
    J. E. Grose.
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1558


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond