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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Mack B. Cotant Filed:  October 16, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Mack B. Cotant

#2137225  Wagoner Cas. Det. 775 Demob Group last assigned to Amb. Co. 352



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, 1918. Letter A. G. A. W. D. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Mack B. Cotant was born in   McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Mechanic

He had  blue  eyes,     light  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5   feet     6 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    15th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Sig. Corps. U. S. A.  





Name    Mack B. Cotant Grade   Wagner
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 18     1917, 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; 2nd Army Reserve Nov. 5-11-1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffeur -- Clerk

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     October 19, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  October 19, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay

              Left U. S. Aug. 17, 1918. Arrived U. S. June 4, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) Mack B. Cotant
    Chas. M. Heimemann
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det. 775


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond