IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Arthur Baumgartner Filed:  December 5th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Arthur Baumgartner

#4818310  Wagoner    Supply Co. 87th Infantry.



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     Telgram. War Dept Jan. 18, 1919


    Arthur Baumgartner was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22      years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,  D. Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was   Five   feet   8 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    L. W. Moreley  
    Lieutenant Colonel 87th Ifr.  





Name    Arthur Baumgartner Grade   Wagoner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Inducted Sept. 4   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Group A.

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Triple Sept. 29, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Triple Sept. 29, 1918  

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.

              Service honorable and faithful

              Co. 52, 163rd D. B.; Sept. 6/18 to Oct. 21/18; Sup. Co. 87 Inf. Oct 21/18 to Jan. 27/18.

              Entitled to travel allowance


  (Signature of Soldier) Arthur Baumgartner
    George W. Johus
    Capt. 87th Inf.
    Commanding  Dupply Co.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond