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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Rudy G. Cassutt Filed:  Oct 16, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Rudy G. Cassutt

#4818127  Pvt. 1st Class  Base Hospital #65.



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     (Services no longer required) 1st Ind. Letter A. G. O. 370.5   Mis Div. 7/3/19



Said  Rudy G. Cassutt was born in     Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Book keeper

He had  Brown  eyes,  Dark Brown  hair,   Ruddy  complexion, and was   5  feet  5 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Mitchel Field L. I. N. Y.

This    17   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

    Un-readable handwriting  
    Major  Air Service (A)  





Name    Rudy G. Cassutt Grade   Pvt 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4th      1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None. Served in France.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Bookkeeper

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 27, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 27, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  Service honest and faithful.  No absence under W. D. G. O. 45, 1914.  No A. W. O. L. 

               2/11/19 Base Hospital #65, 6/25/19; 6/25/19 Casual Co. #1774

               Entitled to travel pay to Guttenberg. Ia.

               Entitled to (60.00 sixty dollars in addition to all other amts. due him is privided in section 140C of the Rev. Act of 1918. Approved Feby. 24, 1919.

              Left U.S. for foreign service, Oct. 28 1918. Arrived in U. S. July 11, 1919.

              Entitled to One (1) Gold Cheveron.

              2/11/19 Base Hospital #65, 6/25/19; 6/25/19 Casual Co. #1774.



  (Signature of Soldier) Rudy G. Cassutt
        C. W. Clover
        1st Lt. Engrs.
    Commanding  Casual Co. #1774.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond