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Soldier's Discharge Record





To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Paul Kafer

#3224190 Pvt. Cas. Det. 755 Dem Group  Last Assigd  Co. F 352 Inf.



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. 15/18  & W. A. G. A. Nov. 30/18.


Said    Paul Kafer was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    30 9/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Carpenter

He had  Blue  eyes,  Dark  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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




Name   Paul Kafer Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified


Horsemanship     Not Mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     June 16/18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed      June 16/18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No absence under G. O. 31 or 45  --1914.

Entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Aug. 16-18.  Ret'd  to U. S. June 1,1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Paul Kafer
Camp Dodge, Iowa   John M. Gleason
    June 14, 1919   1st 312 No. Inf.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $87.10   Commanding  Det. 755

A. A. Padmore

Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this  15th day of  February, 19 36    

Verna M. O'Connor


County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond