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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Reenlisted by me this 6th day of January 1923 at D. S. Des Moines, Iowa  E. E. Riley, Captain C. S. Marine Corps, Recruiting Officer.
Recorded in Historian's Book Pocket City Post #267 American Legion, MCGregor, Iowa.  H. A. Haltmeyer, Historian. 


To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     James W. McCabe

#486606 Private East Ret. 900, Demo b. 1 Group. Last ass'd Hq. Co. 64 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. A. G. A. Nov. 15-8; Letter W. D. Nov. 30-18


Said    James W. McCabe was born in     McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 11/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,   brown  hair,     ruddy  complexion, and was       5  feet   7 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Maj. Sig. Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    James W. McCabe Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 10    1918, at  Toledo, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Piserniville 9/10 - 11/11 A. E. Forces

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service     None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 24, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  May 24, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

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

              Entitled to travel pay

            Can't read the rest because the papers are so badly deteriated.


  (Signature of Soldier) James W. McCabe
    Perry L. Baldwin
    Capt. Inf., U. S. A.
Camp Dodge, Iowa    
June 28, 1919    
Paid in Full Including Bonus: $81.00  
(Can't read this signiture)    
Filed for Record this       13 day of June     1933  
  Verna M. O'Connor  

County Recorder





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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond