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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Walter H. Pesch Filed: Feb 1, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Walter H. Pesch

#150966  Pvt. 1st. Class Battery B. 42 Artly C.A.C. (Cas. Det. 98 163 D.B.)


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 per AGA Nov. 15th, W.D.L Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Walter H. Pesch was born in    Clayton
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22     years of age

and by occupation a  carpenter

He had  Blue  eyes,  L. Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  -5-   feet   -8-  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    11th  day of     March    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Beulland Skinner  
    Major Infantry, U. S. A.  





Name   Walter H. Pesch  150966 Grade   Private.  1st.  class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 7th    1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   No
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  1st class Gunner, Feb 12th 1918
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   With A. E. F. from Aug. 18th, 1917 to Feb 18th 1919. On Frant in Alsace Belfont sector 7th F. Army 17th of Apr. to Nov 6, 1918. Same sector 2nd F. Army 6th Nov to Nov 11th 1918. In section Feb. 13-18 against the Germans in Champagne sector.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Carpenter
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    June 5, 1917
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Aug. 13, 1917
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent


enlisted May 7th1917 assigned Battery K 7 Reg C.A.C. July 6/17 to Battry K 52 Artly C.A.C.  A.E.F. Feb 17/18 to Battry B 42 Artly Aug 27 1918 to Feb 1st 19 Casual Dat 98163 D.B. Feb 1st 1919 to March 11th  1919

Has no A. W. O. L.   No absence under  G. O. 31/12 G.O. 45/1914 

  (Signature of Soldier) Walter H. Pesch
    Harold A. Eklund
    2nd Lieut. F. A.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. 98

163 Dept Brigade



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond