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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Henry Block Filed:  December 20, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That    Henry Block

  Pvt. Casual Det. No. 1060 Dem. Group Last Assigned to 328th Inf. 



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. Nov. 15, & Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Henry Block was born in    Millvil Tshp.
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    18th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Henry Block Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Jan16     1918, at  Guttenerg, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Meuse Argonne Offensive Sept 24, 1918 to Sept. 25, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    High Explosive wound both ankles.

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay t

              Left U. S. May 1, 1918.

              Arrived U. S. Nov. 14. 1918


  (Signature of Soldier) Henry Block
    H. C. Vermulgen
    Capt. Inf.  U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1060


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond