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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Walter N. Merriman Filed: February 4, 1921

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Walter N. Merriman

#2156277   Sgt. Cas. Det. 637 Demobil. Group  Last Assgd. Co. M 350 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. W. D. Nov. 15 and Lts  A. G. O. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Walter N. Merriman was born in    St. Joseph
in the State of    Missouri When enlisted he was    26 9/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Supt. School

He had  Brown   eyes,  Blue  hair, Fair  complexion, and was   6   feet   1 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    5th    day of     June ,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

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





Name   Walter N. Merriman Grade   Sergeant
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Dec. 13    1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Corp. March 20, 1918, Sgt.

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated  Oct. 5, 1918

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  Haute Alsace Sector, Toul Sector

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Supt. School

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] Jan. 12, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    no absence under G. O. 31 W. D.  A. G. O. 45 W. D. 1914.
Soldier entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. Aug 16, 1918. Retd. to U.S. May 30, 1918.
  (Signature of Soldier) Walter N Merriman
    Frank O. West
    Capt. 350 Inf.
    Commanding  Co. M


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond