IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Frank H. Baker Filed:  January 31, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank H. Baker

#4818420  Private    Company "D" 87th 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, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Frank H. Baker was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    27th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    L. W. Moseley  
    Lieut. Colonel 87th Inf.  





Name    Frank H. Baker Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   none

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 27, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 27, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  Co. "52" 163rd D. H. 9/6/18/-10/23/18; Co. "D" 87th Inf. 10/23/18 to date of discharge.


  (Signature of Soldier) Frank H. Baker
    Vernon C. DeVatje
    Capt. 87th Inf.
    Commanding  Co. "D"


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond