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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Frank McWilliams Filed:  April 20, 1921

      Clara L. Curtis Otes        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Frank McWilliams

                                      #4006289 Private Infantry Unassigned



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. Auth. W. D. Nov. 15, 1918; Letter W.D. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Frank McWilliams was born in     McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 8/2     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue  eyes,   light brown  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5  feet   9 1/2   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    9th   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    William E. Per'Les  
    Major  Inf.  





Name    Frank McWilliams Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26    1918, at  Waukon, 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       none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    farming

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  --  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:   No A. W. O. L.   No A. F. D. G. O. 45/14.   Discharged Co. A, 163 Depot Brigade, Camp Dodge, Iowa formerly assigned Co. F. 5th Inf.

              Repl. Regt. Camp Gordon, Ga.




  (Signature of Soldier) Frank McWilliams
    Guy C. King
    Capt. Infantry  U. S. A.
    Commanding  Co. A, 163 D. B.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond