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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Louis W. Coffman Filed:  Jun 16, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Louis W. Coffman

#2694099  Sgt. Casual Det. 346, 163 D. B. Last assgd. Hq. Camp Holabird



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. W. D. Nov. 15, & Ltrs. A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Louis W. Coffman was born in     Alta
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Plumber

He had  Brown  eyes,     Black  hair,     Medium  complexion, and was    5  feet     4 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28  day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Signal Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Louis W. Coffman Grade   Sgt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Apr. 9th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Sgt. Feb. 1. 1919 

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Plumber

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Jun 10, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  June 10, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. or G. O.

              Entitled to travel pay.


  (Signature of Soldier) Louis W. Coffman
        Palmer W. Duldon.
        Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 346


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond