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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Andrew J. Petsche

#3224288   Pvt. 1st Cl. Casual Det. #756 Dem Group.  (Last Ass'd. Co. M. 352nd 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, 1918 and Ltrs A.G.A.  Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    Andrew J. Petsche was born in    Guttenberg
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    26 1/2  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  14th  day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

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




Name   Andrew J. Petsche Grade   Pvt. 1st Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never INTER-URBAN RAILWAY
Knowledge of any vocation    Cement Man Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not qualified Form 83  No 18256

Horsemanship     none

Date Issued 6/14/19

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      A. E. F. Alsace

H. H. Lavine, Agent
Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     June 16,, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Jun 16, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.    no  absence under  G. O. 31 or G. O.  45 (1914)

Soldier entitled to travel pay

Left U. S. Aug 16, 1918    Arrived in U. S  June 1st, 1919.



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Andrew J. Petsche

Jun 14  1919

  John R. R. Miles
Paid in Full including Bonus $88.52   1st St. Inf.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  Cas. Det. 756
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 22nd day of May, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond