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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Pete E. Duttka Filed:  March 28th, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Pete E. Duttka

#4818309 Private Co. "10" 3rd Bn  163rd Depot Brigade.



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. Inst. Adjutant General of the Army dated Dec. 3, 1918


Said    Pete E. Duttka was born in     Perachia
in the State of    Russia When enlisted he was    21    years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,   Dark Brown  hair,     Ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet    inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12th   day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen.

    William E. PerLee  
    Major  Infantry  





Name    Pete E. Duttka Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 4    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   none

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not

Horsemanship     not

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     Physically and Mentally sound

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept. 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 30, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   Very Good

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. or absence from duty under G. O. 45


  (Signature of Soldier) Pete E. Duttka
    George C. Proud
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. "10" 163Rrd

Depot Brigade.           




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond