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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Martin R. Busch

#4815722  Private    Company F  87 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     W. D.  Telegram Jan. 18, 1919


Said    Martin R. Busch was born in    Osterdock
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5   feet     9  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25th   day of     Jan.,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    L. W/ Moseley  
    Lieut Col 87 Inf.  
True extract certified by me on Febr.22, 1936 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by mail, H. F. Haltmeyer, Pvt. ADJ. American Legion 267




Name    Martin R. Busch Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 5th     1918, at  Manchester, Enlisted h. c. k.
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
    Inter-Urban Railway
    Ticket from Camp Dodge to

Manchester, Iowa

Noncommissioned officer   Never   Form 4 No. 19230
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer   Date Issued    1  25, 1919
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not Qualified  

H. H. Lavine, Agent



Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Group "A"

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     9-25-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  -----------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L.  under G. O. 31/12     45/14.

              Entitled to travel allowance

              Service Honest and Faithful

Recorded in Historian's Book Pocket City Post #267 American Legion McGregor, Iowa

H. F. Haltmeyer, Post Historian


  (Signature of Soldier) Martin R. Busch
Jan 25, 1919   Ginnett S. Harden
Paid in Full $44.79   Captain 87 Inf.
A. D. Padmore   Commanding  Co. F.
Capt. Q. M. C. U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this    24th day of  February ,   19 36  

Verna  M. O'Connor


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond