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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Herman E. Nightingale Filed: Oct. 7th, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Herman E. Nightingale

#1414725   Pvt. 1st cl.  Casual Det. #432--163 D. B. Last assigned Co. "H" 165 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. 15-18   letter A. G. A.  Nov. 30-18.


Said   Herman E. Nightingale was born in    Clayton County
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a   farmer

He had  blue   eyes,  brown  hair, ruddy  complexion, and was   5   feet   8  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    12    day of     May ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps, U. S. A.  




Name   Herman E. Nightingale Grade   Pvt. 1st cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 25  1917, at  Camp Dodge, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     None

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  A. E. F.  Aisne Marne offensive July 18 to Aug 6, 1918; St. Mihiel offensive Sept. 12-16-1918; Meuse Argonne offensive Sept. 26 -Nov. 11, 1918.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  May 27, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 23, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    no  absence under G. O. 31 or 45, 1914.
Entitled to travel pay
Left U.S. June 27, 1918.    Arrived U. S.  April 26, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Herman E. Nightingale
    G. E. Johnson
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 432, 163

D. B.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond