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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  John P. McTaggart Filed:  July 1, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John P. McTaggart

#4818079, Private  unassigned, school for bakers and cooks.



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    War Dept. circular 77 and memorandum  Hdqrs. Camp Dodge, Iowa, dated February 20th 1919


Said    John P. McTaggart was born in     Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 0/2     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes,   brown  hair, fair  complexion, and was    five  feet   nine and 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    25th   day of     February,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Ben. W. Easton  
    Captain A. G. D., School for Bakers and Cooks  





Name    John P. McTaggart Grade   Private unassigned
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 4   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     Group "A"

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     September 30, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  September 30, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:     No unauthorized  absence

                  Services Honest and Faithful.


  (Signature of Soldier) John P. McTaggart
    Ben W. Easton
    Captain A. G. D.
    Commanding    School for Bakers and Cooks




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond