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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Frank Combs Filed:  June 19, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank Combs

#270374 Private  Cas. Det. 741 Demob. Group. last assigned to Co. "A" 352nd Inf.



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, & Ltr A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Frank Combs was born in     Elkport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,     dark  hair,     rosy  complexion, and was      5  feet     9 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    13th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    Frank Combs Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Jun 25     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       A. E. F. Haute Alsace Oct. 12. Nov. 4-1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     July 13, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  July 13, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L. or A. F. D. G. O. 31 & 45-1914.

              Entitled to travel pay.

              Left U. S. Aug. 16, 1918. Returned U. S. June 3, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Frank Combs
        G. E. Jameson
        Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 772

Demob. Group



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond