IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Lyle Barthel Filed:  December 22, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Lyle Barthel

#570428 Corporal Casual Det. 1207,  Demob Group. Last Assigned to Co. A. 8th F. Sig. Bn.


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


Said    Lyle Barthel was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    17 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Student

He had  Brown  eyes,  M. Brown  hair,    Fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    5th   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    C. H. Newby  
    Major  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    Lyle Barthel #570428 Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Aptd. Cpl. July 1, 1919

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Aisne-Marne off. July 18 to Aug. 6, 1918. Vesle Sector Aug- 7 to 12. Toulon Sector Sept. 6-13. St. Mihiel Off. Sept. 14- to 18-1918. Meuse-Argonne off. Sept. 26 to Oct. 19- 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Student

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 1, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept 24,, 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 Elkader, Iowa

              Left U. S. May 26, 1918. Returned July 29, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Lyle W. Barthel
    H. P. Kelly,
    Capt. F. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1207


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond