IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Filed: December 28th, 1920, at 1 o'clock, p.m.

  Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder



To All Whom it May Concern:

       This is to Certify, that No. 1,007,334, Oliver G. Andersen, a Chief Yeoman, has this day been discharged from the U. S. S. Lake Superior and for the U. S. Naval Service, by reason of Order Bureau of Navigation; Bureau's Letter enter expiration of enlistment; physical disability; special order of the Navy, #225--18.

Department (under age); order Bureau of Navigation (date); or other reason, giving same in detail.         

Is ... recommended for reenlistment. Rating best qualified to fill, Chief Yeoman 

Dated this 12th day of May, 1919, at Norfolk, Va.

Department of the Navy


S. S. Lake Superior

Character of discharge:  "Good"  
  Frederic J. Shaw, U. S. N. R. F.  
  Commanding U. S. S. Lake Superior  



Enlistment Record

Scale of Marks:  0, Bad: 1, Indifferent: 2, Fair: 2.5 Passing:   3 Good:  3.5
Very Good: 4.0 Excellent:

Rated: Lds. Yeo.


Name: Andersen, Oliver G.                      Grade: Private

Enlisted: 8 May, 1917, at Des Moines, Ia., for 4 years

Previous naval service ..... years: Seven .... apprenticeahip..........

Gun Captain certificate, .......; Certificate graduation P. O. Schoo, yes;
Seamand Gunner...., Trade:  Clerk; Citizenship:  U. S. ;

Raitings held during enlistment, 3d, 2d, 1st & Chief Yeoman

Proficency in rating, 3-9; Seamanship: ......; Ordance: .....;

Signaling: .....;   Marksman: ...... small arms;

Mechanical ability: .........;  Knowledge of marine machinery: ......;

Knowledge pf electrical macjinery and appliances: .......; Sobriety:  4.0;

Obedience:  4.0; Average standing for term of enlistment: 3.9;

  Conrad A. Nerving, U. S. N. R. F.  

and Executive Officer



Descriptive List.

(To be made after careful examination at date of discharge.)



Where born:    Volga City, Iowa Date:    Jan. 7, 1894
Age:  24 years, 4 months  
Eyes:  Bro. 4,  Hair:  D. Bro., Complexion: Ruddy, and was   5  feet  6 1/2   inches in height.
Weight: 134 lbs.
Personal characteristics, marks, etc.:
p m frt r shoulder; p m frt neck p m outer r ankle; p m arch 1 foot; v s I d 1 a; p m post ra  p m post 1 a; s I post r wrist.
Percentage of time on sick list during enlistment    86 days total.
Is ..... physically qualified for reenlistment.
  F. S. Steele, U. S. N.  

Lieut. Med. Corps. U. S. N. R. F.



     I hereby certify that the above named Oliver G. Andersen has been paid One hundred forty-five dollars and seventy-five cents  (145.75), in full to date.

W. L. Landergan, Ensign P. C. U. S. N. R. F.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond