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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Erwin William Opperman Filed: January 28, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     William F. Oberbroeckling

Private Rep. and Tr. Troops, D.S. Unassigned Infantry Central Officers Training School.


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. Inst. A. G. O. Nov. 14, 1918. (Demobolization)

Said   Erwin William Opperman was born in    Strawberry Point
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    20 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a  student

He had  blue  eyes,  light  hair,  fair  complexion, and was  5   feet   10 1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Pike, Arkansas

This    2nd  day of     December    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    Ch. Miller  
    Colonel of Infantry  





Name   Erwin William Opperman Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 7,    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 qualified
Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    None
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    not completed
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    not completed
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 45 W.D.  1914 

Not vaccinated

  (Signature of Soldier) Erwin William Opperman
    George Puddington
    1st Lieut. Infantry
    Commanding  Personnel Officer 4th Bri


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond