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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Henry H. Opperman Filed: December 4, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Henry H. Opperman

#4006420,    Private Cas. Det. 977 Dem. Group.  Last Assgd. Field Remount Squadron #345


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, 1918 Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918.


Said   Henry H. Opperman was born in    Carthage
in the State of    Illinois When enlisted he was    25 5/6     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue   eyes,  Brown  hair, Fair  complexion, and was   5   feet   7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th    day of     July ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

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





Name   Henry H. Opperman Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 26    1918, at  Elkader, 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  A. E. F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Horseman

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [triple] Aug 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  April 12, 1919  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.    No absence under G. O. 31 or 45.
Entitled to travel pay to Strawberry Point, Ia.
Left U.S. Oct. 27, 1918. Arrived July 5th, 1919.
  (Signature of Soldier) Henry J. Opperman
    P. D. Sheldon,
    Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Det. 977


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond