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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Clyde H. Bothmer Filed:  September 16, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Clyde H. Bothmer

#1046277  Corporal Cas. Det. #1194, Dem. Group. Last ass'd Hq Co. 21st F. A.



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. 15-18 and Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Clyde H. Bothmer was born in     Clayton
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23    years of age

and by occupation a   telegrapher

He had  blue  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    4th   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    C. H. Newby  
    Major  Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name    Clyde H. Bothmer Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Dec 14     1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Corporal R. S. O. #159  Oct. 17-18

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. St. Die 6-16 to 8-23-18 St. Mihiel, 9-5-18 Purvenells 9-8 to 11-11-18

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    telegrapher

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Jan. 3-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Jan. 3-18  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay to Clayton, Iowa

              Left U. S. May 26, 1918, returned July 22-19

              Entitled to 2cents rate to Clayton, Iowa.


  (Signature of Soldier) Clyde H. Bothmer
        R. F. Hamilton
        Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1194


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond