IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Karl A. Barthel Filed:  November 24, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Karl A. Barthel

#3224199  Corporal,  Cas. Det. 753, Dem. Group. Last assigned Co. G. 352 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, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30-18


Said    Karl A. Barthel was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Drug Clerk

He had  brown  eyes,     dark  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     7 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name     Karl A. Barthel Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  R. S. O. #180  11/10/18

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Center sector, Haute-Alsace. A. E. F. 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Drug Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     June 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 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. Aug. 16, 1918. Returned to U. S. June 1, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Karl A. Barthel
         Robert E. Sherman
         1st Lt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. No. 753


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond