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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Henry T. Christofferson Filed:  May 26 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That    Henry T. Christofferson

#2149816  Private 1st Class. Medical Corps Unassigned (Last assigned to Det. Med. Dept. Base Hospital, Camp Sevier, S. C.)



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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15-18, and Letter W. D. Nov. 30-1918


Said    Henry T. Christofferson was born in     Postville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27       years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  grey  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     6    inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    William E. Perlee  
    Major  Infantry.  





Name    Henry T. Christofferson Grade   Private 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   February 25th     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       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     September 17, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  -----  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No A. F. D.  G. O. 45-14.

           Served with Det. Base Hospital Camp Sevier, S. C.  date of Enl. to 7-8-18; with Det Med. Dept. Base Hosp. Camp Sevier, S. C. July 8-18 to February 4-1919. Transferred to Camp Dodge, Iowa for discharge.      


  (Signature of Soldier) Henry T. Christofferson
        Rufus W. Scott
        Captain Infantry
    Commanding  Co. 11-163rd D. B.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond