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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John B. Mahowald

#4006364 Pvt. 1 cl. Cas. Det. 1425 Demob. Groups    Last Assgd P. W. E. Co. #228


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    John B. Mahowald was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 3/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Brown  eyes, Brown  hair,  Dark  complexion, and was    5   feet  10  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    16h   day of     September,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    H. W. Jones  
    Maj. Inf. U. S. A.  




Name   John B. Mahowald Grade   Pvt. 1 Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25h     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Noncommissioned officer   Never Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer Form  B   No. 32612
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None H. H. Lavine, Agent

Horsemanship     None


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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Wounds received in service   None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     [triple] Aug 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   ------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   No Absence under G. O. 31 or 45  W. D.

Entitled to travel pay to Elkader, Iowa

Left U. S. Sept 15th, 1918   Arrived U. S. Sept 5, 1919

Victory Bronze "issued"


  (Signature of Soldier) John B. Mahowald
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   R. G. Hameltry
    sEPT 16, 1919   Capt iNF.
Paid in Full  Including  Bonus $121.30   Commanding  Det 1425
Paul Writhe    
Capt. Quartermaster U. S. A.    
Filed for Record this 30th day of March, 1936    
Verna M. O'Connor    

Recorder for Clayton County, Iowa



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond