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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Fred J. Birrer Filed:  August 27th, 1921

    Clara L. Curtis Otes  County Recorder.


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Fred J. Birrer

#4817677 Private, Copany "C" 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    Tel. W. D. Jan. 18, 1919


Said    Fred J. Birrer was born in    Aurora
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 1/3        years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  blue   eyes,  brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     8     inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    P. W. Moreley  
    Lieut. Colonel Infantry, U. S. A.  




Name    Fred J. Birrer Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     None

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions     none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation   Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed        Sept 30, 1918    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Service honorable and faithful, Co. 51, 163 Depot Brigade, September 4, 1918, to October 23, 1918; Co. "C" 87th Infantry to date of discharge 




(Signature of Soldier)

Fred J. Birrer
    William M. Johnson
    Captain 87th Infantry
    Commanding  Co. "C"


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond