IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Ernest Lewis Bauder

#1163836  Cpl.  Cas. Det. 1081,  Dem. Group. Last Assigned to 278 U Aero  Squadron A. G. A.



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   Service no longer required  Tel. W. D. Nov. 15/18  & Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30/18


Said    Ernest Lewis Bauder 1163836 was born in    Elgin
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    31 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Mechanic

He had  Brown  eyes,     d. Brown  hair,   Fair  complexion, and was       6   feet     1  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Sig. Corps. U. S. A.  





Name    Ernest Lewis Bauder 1163836 Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Dec 14     1917, at  Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Apt'd Cpl. Dec 14/17

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     No practiced

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Meuse Argonne Offensive (Army Troops) Oct 18/18 to Oct 31/18 Toul Sector  Nov 1/18 (Remarks Cont'd) Jan 2/18 to Feb 13/18 278 U Aero Sqdu.  Feb 20/18 to June 20/18 197 U. Aero Sqdu. June 22/18 to July 1/18  278 U Aero Sqdu.  July 2/18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Machinist

  Forward    Feb 12, 1921

Approved by R. F. for victory medal with Defensive Sector Meuse-Argonne

  Krauth W. Thom 1st Lieut. 27th Infantry

Assistant Recruiting Officer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Dec. 28, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Dec 28, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  Entitled to travel pay to Elgin Iowa.

               Service Honest and Faithful. 

               No absence under W. D. G. O. 45 1914   A. W. O. L.  of record.

               Entitled to wear one (1) Gold Service Cherron, entitled to sixty ($60.00) in

               addition to all other amounts due him as provided in Sec. 1406 of Rev. Act of

              1918 approved Feb 24/19. Served in France and Germany. Left U. S. for foreign

              service Aug. 18/18 arrived U. S. July 5/19. Att. Co. H. 337 U. Inf.



  (Signature of Soldier) Ernest Lewis Bauder
    R. G. Nading


  1st Lt. Inf
Jul 21, 1919   Commanding 
Paid in Full Including Bonus $107.60    
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this     27th    day of    June,  19 41  

Marjorie Downie Lenth


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond