IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Fred N. Bayless Filed:  May 10, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Fred N. Bayless

1682 Private Medical Corps unassigned (last assigned Medical Det. 28 Inf. 1st Co. CC)



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     per par. 46 S. O. 97. Hq Camp Grant, Ill. 4/8/19 Convenience of Government


Said    Fred N. Bayless was born in     Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    34       years of age

and by occupation a   Pharmacist

He had  Brown  eyes,     Brown  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       5  feet     10   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Illinois

This    11   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Raymond L. Crosson  
    Major  Inf. U. S. A.  





Name    Fred N. Bayless Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 16     1917, at  Chicago, Illinois
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       no record available

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Pharmacist

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: Soldier services Honest and faithful. No absence under G. O. 31/12 or 45/14.

              Entitled to travel pay to Chicago, Illinois



  (Signature of Soldier) Fred N. Bayless
E. H. Baxter
Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  1st Co. C. C.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond