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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  George Dryer Filed:  April 1, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky       County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George Dryer

#2849746  Pvt. Casual Det. 163 rd, D. B. Co. F. 357th Inf. (last assigned)



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    George Dryer was born in     Volga City
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,     light  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet     4 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    22nd   day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

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





Name    George Dryer Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 26     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 qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       A. E. F. Participated in St. Mihiel drive, Sept . 12, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    Slightly wounded by Shrapnel.

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple)Typhoid prophylaxis completed     5/16/18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed            5/16/18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. No absence under G. O. 31/G. O. 45.

              Entitled to travel pay.

              Left U. S. June 20, 1918. Returned April 2, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) George Dryer
        J. W. Beemes.
        2nd Lt. Inf. U. S. A.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond