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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Herman De Jager Filed:  Mar 22, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Herman De Jager

     Pvt. 1/cl. of Company C of the 364th Regiment of Infantry



THE UNITED STATES ARMY, as a Testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service, is herby HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service of the UNITED STATES Army by reason of    4th Ind. S. C. D. Hq. 91st Division Feb. 6, 1918


Said    Herman De Jager was born in     Leer
in the State of    Ostfriezland Hanover, Prussia When enlisted he was    26 1/2     years of age

and by occupation a   Milker

He had  blue  eyes,   light  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5  feet   8 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Lewis, Washington

This    11th   day of     Feb.,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    A. J. Harris  
    Lieut. Col. Inf., U. S. A.  





Name    Herman De Jager Grade   Private 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 6    1917, at  Huntington Park, Cal. for period of war years.
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   no

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:   

Knowledge of any vocation    Milker

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     Poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Oct. 1, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    

Married or Single    single

Character   Good

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31,1912 or G. O. 45,1914.

              Is not recommended for re-enlistment



  (Signature of Soldier) Herman De Jager
    Thornton Chase
    Capt. Inf.  R. C.
    Commanding  Co. C 164th Inf.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond