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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Cornelious D. Dietrich Filed:  April 8, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Cornelious D. Dietrich

#4818101  Pvt. 1 cl.  Casual Det. #1625 Demob. Group. Last assigned: Medical Corps.



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


Said    Cornelious D. Dietrich was born in     Plattville
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was    22 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farm hand

He had  brown  eyes,     brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     5 2/4   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    4th   day of     November,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    G. M. Daviet  
    Major  Inf. U. S. A.  





Name    Cornelious D. Dietrich Grade   Pvt. 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   never. Rated as Nurse 4-26-19

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F..

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept.  30, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay to Guttenberg, Iowa

              Left U. S. Oct. 28, 1918. returned Oct. 28, 1919

              Victory Button "bronze" issued.


  (Signature of Soldier) Cornelious DeForest Dietrich
        John O. Johnson
        Captain Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 1625.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond