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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Walter W. Kaiser Filed: Jan. 12, 1923
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Walter W. Kaiser

#3223162 Mechanic Casual Det. 744 Dem group. Last assigned Co. D. 352 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 by reason of    Tel. W. D. Nov. 15,  1918,  Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918

Said   Walter W. Kaiser was born in    Monona
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    24 3/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,  dark  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  5   feet   9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    13  day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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






Name   Walter W. Kaiser Grade   Mechanic
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     1st     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   Never (Mechanic Aug. 3, 1918)

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified


Horsemanship     No mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      A. E. F. Center Sector Defense of Haute Alsauce France, Oct. 17, to Nov 4, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming           

Wounds received in service    None                 

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    Triple


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    June 14th 1918  

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. for foreign service Aug. 16, 1918  
Arrived in U. S. June 3, 1919
  (Signature of Soldier) Walter W. Kaiser
    Chas. H. Hermenan
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det.  744


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond