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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That    Earl E. Brahm

#4006404  Pvt   Cas. Det. 1664, Demob. Grop. Last assgnd to P.. W. E. Co #233


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. Nov. 30/18 W. D. & Letter Nov. 15, 1918, AGO


Said    Earl E. Brahm was born in    Dubuque
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Barber

He had  Brown  eyes,     Brown  hair,     dark  complexion, and was       5   feet     6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    Cleveland Skinner  
    Major INF Corps, U. S. A.  

Pay Claim Bo. 187159A

Filed Office Director of Finance

War Department, For Settlement

                            Jun. 9, 1920





Name    Earl E. Brahm Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26     1918, at  Elkader, 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       A. E. F. 


Issued Ticket from ........ No ....

From ........ to .......

       A. T. Hammer

Union Station

[6 unknown what this represents 6]

Nov. 18 ' 19

Des Moines

[6]    Iowa     [6]

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Clerical Work

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug 15,  1918  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A.W.O.L. or absence under GO. 31, 1912 W. D.  or GO 45 W. D. 1914.

               Entitled to travel pay to No. Buena Vista, Iowa.

               Left U. S. for France Sept. 15, 1918, Ret. to U. S. Oct 29, 1919

               Victory Button bronze issued


  (Signature of Soldier) Earl E. Brahm
    John O. Johnson
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 1664


        Nov. 18, 1919

         Paid in Full Including Bonus $93.50

         Paul Werttke

Capt. Quartermaster, U. S. A.


Filed for Record this  11th    day of    June    1941


Marjorie Downie Lenth




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond