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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      February 8th, 1922  at 3 o'clock p.m.

Clara L. Curtis Otis                          Recorder.

Reference No.  


101202 Naval Discharge.


To All Whom it May Concern:


This is to certify That  Walter Peter Bink a apprentice Seaman 298-69-83 this date has been discharges from the U.S.S Ninth Naval District and the U.S. Naval Reserve Force, Class 2, by reason of Honorably Discharge from U.S. Naval Reserve Force 30 September 1921, in accordance with Alnav. 57.


Is recommended for reenlistment. Rating best qualified to fill, as, Dated this 30th day of September, 1921, at Great Lakes, Ill.


Character of discharge: Honorable

  Ralph S. Smith, U.S.N.R.F.

Lieutenant, by Direction




Name: Bink, Walter Peter;            Rate: A.S.

Enrolled: 1 Oct, 1918 at Des Moines, Ia. for 4 years

Previous naval service ----- years       Previous naval service ----- years

Served apprenticeship -----  ----- -------; Gun Captain certificate ------

Certificate graduation P.O. School: -------;     Seaman Gunner ------;  Trade: -------;

Citizenship: U. S. Verified          Ratings held during enrollment: AS    Proficiency in rating:  ------

Sobriety: -------      Special qualifications:* -------    Obedience: -------  Average to outstanding for term of enrollment.

Descriptive List       


Where born: Milwaukee, Wisc.; Date: 26 June, 1898;  Age: 23 years, 3 months

Height: 5 feet, 5 inches; Weight: 127 lbs.; Eyes: Blue 10; Hair: Bro; Complexion: Ruddy

Personal characteristics, Marks, etc.: ANT: s 3" r cheek; s 1/2" 1 ring finger; s 1/2 r leg.

Post: bro bmk r lumb; m 1 butt; m calf 1 leg.


Percentage of time on sick list during enrollment: None

Not present for examination.

Is .....physically qualified for reenlitment.

  H. E. Herman, U.S.A.
CPM-NRF.  1F, by Direction  


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond