Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Naval Discharge







              This is to Certify that, No. 63569, Service No. 1205403 Carpenter, Harvey Jackson, Engineman 2nd Class, as a "Testimonial of Fidelity and Obedience," is Honorably Discharged from the U. S. N. T. S. Great Lakes, Ill and from the Naval Service of the United States, this 4 day of August, 1919, at Great Lakes, Ill.

           Now according to the provisions of Section 1573 (as amended by Act of Congress approved August 22, 1912) of the Revised Statutes, if within four months from this date the said Carpenter, Harvey Jackson shall present this, his Honorable Discharge, at any United States Naval Rendezvous, and is found physically qualified, and shall reenlist for four years, then he shall be entitled to that to which he would have been entitled had he been employed in actual service.

           Upon reenlistment, and the surrender of this Discharge, should he so desire he will receive a Continuous Service Certificate, showing his service and honorable discharge, and shall receive an addition of one dollar and thirty-six cents per month to the pay of the rating in which he enlists or to which he may be promoted.


F. B. Phasett

  Commanding U. S. S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill.

Seal of Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill


Rating best qualified to fill, Engineman 2nd Class.


Enlistment Record

Scale of Marks: 0: Bad 1: Indifferent 3: Fair 4: Good 5: Very Good  
Name: Carpenter, Harvey Jackson Rate: Engineer 2nd Class
Enlisted: November 27, 1917 at Minneapolis, Minn. DOW:  --------- years 
Total Naval Service:  1 7/12 years Served Apprenticeship:   --------
Gun Captain Certificate:  ---------------- Certificate of Graduation P. O. School:   --------------
Seaman Gunner: ----------                   Trade: ------------ Citizenship: US
Ratings held during enlistment:  F3C; F1C; Eng2c  
Proficiency in rating: 3.3    Seamanship: ------------- Ordnance: ------------ Signaling: --------
Marksmanship, small arms:   ---------------- Mechanical ability: 3.1
Knowledge of marine machinery: 3.0 Sobriety: 4.0
Knowledge of electrical machinery and appliances: 2.5 Obedience: 4.0
Average standing for term of enlistment: 3.3  
  W. H. Burtis  
  Lieut. Comdr. U. S. N. By Direction



Descriptive List.

(To be made after careful examination at date of discharge)

Where Born:  Strawberry Point, Ia. Date: April 25, 1890
Age:  29 years  3 months Height: 5 feet  6 inches 
Weight: 155 lbs.  
Eyes: Blue Hair: Lt. brown Complexion: ruddy  
Personal characteristics, marks, etc.: p. m. 1 shlder; p. m. r. stomach; m. r. side of neck; sc 1 knee.
Percentage of time  on sick list during enlistment: none.
Is ... physically qualified for reenlistment.
O --------- (Signature traced)
Lt., U. S. N. R. F.



  R. P. Shadburne,  
  Ensign, Pay Corps, U. S. N. R. F.  
Filed August 22, 1919  Freda Katschowsky  Recorder.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond