IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Alvin C. Baumgartner Filed:  September 1, 1921

    Clara L. Curtis Otes  County Recorder.


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alvin C. Baumgartner

#5293888 Private, S.A.T.C. State Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa;  The United States Army States


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    Expiration term of service


Said    Alvin C. Baumgartner was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19         years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  grey   eyes,  brown  hair,  light  complexion, and was       5   feet     7  3/4     inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Iowa City, Iowa

This    ----   day of     -----,    one thousand nine hundred and     -------.

    George W. Robertson  
    Captain Infantry, U. S. A.  




Name    Alvin C. Baumgartner Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 22     1918, at  Iowa City, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

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     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     November 16, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   November 16,, 1918    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31, 1914 & G.O. 45, 1914

              Entitled to travel pay to Iowa City, Iowa. 




(Signature of Soldier)

Alvin C. Baumgartner
    John N. Reis
    2nd Lieut. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. "M"


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond