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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Clarence Henry Piehl Filed: May 17, 1919

Littleport, Iowa

Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Clarence Henry Piehl

#3481236   Sergeant First Class  Hdq. Motor Transport Corps


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    Demobilization Telegram A. G. O. D-an Thirteen April 23, 1919


Said   Clarence Henry Piehl was born in    Littleport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22     years of age

and by occupation a   Bank Cashier

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Shelby, Miss.

This    8    day of     May ,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    F. M. Caldwell  
    Brigadier General  U. S. A.  




Name   Clarence Henry Piehl Grade   Sergeant First Class
Enlisted, or Inducted,   August 14    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  fone

Noncommissioned officer   Private to Sergeant, Feb. 1, 1919; Sergeant to Sergeant 1st Cl. Mar 14, 1919

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     none

Horsemanship     none

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Bank Cashier and Chauffeur

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed  August 31, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  August 31, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   I hereby certify this soldiers character is excellent, G.W.G.


Soldier Entitled to travel pay. No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31, 1912 or G. O. 45, 1914. Uniassigned, Iowa State College Aug. 14, 1918 to Oct. 19, 1918; assigned M. T. Co 337 Camp Shelby, Miss,. Oct. 19, 1918 to Jan. 21, 1918

Assigned M. T. C. Hdq. Jan 21, 1919 to date of discharge.


  (Signature of Soldier) Clarence Henry Piehl
Entitled to reduced fare   Geo. W. Gilmore
rate to Elkader, Iowa   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding  Motor Transport Officer


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond