Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


Page: 172

Naval Discharge



Filed      January 24, 1921

Clara L. Curtis Otis           Recorder.

Reference No.  ------------- Fee:     None





              This is to Certify, That Frank Peck, 1525423, Seaman 2o, as a Testimonial of Fidelity and Obedience, is  Honorably Discharge from the U.S.S. Navy Recruiting Station at Minneapolis, Minn. and from the Naval Service of the United States this 23rd day of September 1919, at Minneapolis, Minn. Now according to the provisions of Section 15731 (as amended by Act of Congress approved Aug. 22, 1912) of the Revised Statutes, if four months from this date the said Frank Peck shall present this, his Honorable Discharge, at any United States Naval Rendezvous and is found physically qualified, and shall reenlist for four years, then he shall be entitled to pay during the said four months equal to that which he would have been entitled had he been employed in actual service.


Upon reenlistment, and the surrender of this Discharge, should he so desire, he will receive a Continuous Service Certificate, showing his service and honorable discharge, and shall receive an addition of one dollar and thirty-six cents per month to the pay of the rating in which he enlists or to which he may be promoted.


Rating best qualified to fill

Seaman 2o.


(Signature traced by CLC. Otis)

  G.H. -------  
  Lieutenant Commanding U. S. N.  

Commanding Navy Recruiting Station at


Minneapolis, Minn



Enlistment Record.

Name: Peck, Frank Rate:  A.S. Enrolled: May 3, 1918
at Minneapolis, Minn. for D. W. Previous naval service: -years; Previous Naval Reserve Service:


Served apprenticeship Gun Captain certificate:
Certificate graduation P. O. School: Seaman Gunner: Trade:
Citizenship, Rating held during enrollment:   as; SEA2c
Proficiency: 3.1 Special qualifications:  
Seamanship: 2.8 Ordance: Signaling: 2.9
Marksmanship, Small Arms: Mechanical ability: Knowledge of marive machinery:
Knowledge of marine machinery:A.L.M.3.0 Sobriety: 4.0
Knowledge of electrical machinery and appliances: Obedience: 4.0
Average standing for term of enlistment: 3.3  
  Max Harris, U.S.N. Chief Yeoman, U.S. Navy Executive Officer.



Where born: North McGregor, Iowa Date: Sept. 22, 1898 Age: 21 years  - months
Height: 5 feet, 2 1/2 inches Weight:   142 lbs. Eyes: Blue     Hair: D. Brown
Complexion: Ruddy      
Personal characteristics, marks, etc.: m1 shd; ,1 back; m r back; s 1 thumb.
Percentage of time on sick list during enrollment, 61-508
Is physically qualified for reenlistment.
  O. E. Lewis (sig traced C.L.C.O.), U. S. N  

Lieut. Med. Corps, U. S. N.



I hereby certify that the above named, Peck, F.,  has been paid seventy seven dollars, sixty three
 cents, ($77.63), in full to date. Pay per month at date of discharge , $35.90, 23 Sept 1919.

(sig. traced)

H. E. Herman, U. S. N.


Signature Paymaster, U. S. N.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond