IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record





Issued the following  renovated clothing:

    1 Ea: Overcoat, size 42, Woolen, O. D.

Wisconsin Service Recognition Board

Inspected Bonus  Payment All-owed: $200.67


Wallace J. Jaka, Major, Q. M. C., Property Officer,

Camp Grant, Ill. 



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Grant V. Bayman

#30311 Cook, Last Assigned to 645 Aero Squadron A. S. 



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   Convenience  of the Gov't Per Cir. 106 W. D. 1918


Said    Grant V. Bayman  30311 was born in    Stitzer
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was    26 6/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Painter

He had  Brown  eyes,     D. Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet   11  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Grant, Illinois

This    24th   day of     September,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Issued the following renovated clothing:

1 Pr Drawers, winter, woolen, size 38

1 Ea. Shirt, flannel, O. D.  size 16

1 Pr. Stockings, woolen, size 11

1 Ea Undershirt, winter, woolen, size 42.


Wallace J. Jaka, Major, Q. M. C., Property Officer,

Camp Grant, Ill. 

    Milan A. Loosley  
    Major Signal Corps  





Name    Grant V. Bayman Grade   Cook.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Nov 1,     1917, at  Madison, Wis.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Issued the following clothing ren.

1 pr. Breeches, wool, O. D. size 38 x 31


Wallace J. Jaka, Major, Q. M. C., Property Officer,

Camp Grant, Ill. 





Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F.

                             One (1) Bronze Victory Buttone Issued

                             Recruiting Station U. S. Army

                                    Dubuque Iowa Nov. 2, 1920.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Painter


Forwarded Jan 31, 1921

Approved by W. C. Wagner

         2nd Lt. 54th Inf.

for victory medal with France.

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Nov 15, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Nov 15, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: Service Honest and Faithful no absence under W. D. G. O. 45, 1914.

              No A. W. O. L. of Record. Entitled to wear Tow War Service Chevorns.

              Entitled to travel pay to Stitzer, Wis.

              Entitled Sixty ($60.00) Dollars in addition to all other amounts due him as provided in Sec. 1406 of the Rev. Act 1918 approved Feb. 24, 1919

              Served with 645 Aero Squadron Nov. 1, to date of Discharge.

              Served in France.

              Left U. S. Jan.12, 1918. Returned June 22, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Grant V. Bayman
           John E. Walters
           2nd Lt. Infantry
    Commanding  Cas. Det.
                        Demob. Group

Camp Grant, Ill. July 2, 1919

Paid in Full  $104.58

Incuding Bonus of $60.00 Act of Feb. 24, 1919

    S. H. Francis, Capt. Q. M. C. Disbursing Quartermaster

Per. M. Peterson

   2nd Lt. Q. M. C. 

Filed for Record this 20th day of March1942  
  Marjorie Downie Lenth




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond