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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Anton J. Pottsbaum Filed: February 1, 1921
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Anton J. Pottsbaum

#4818587  Private  Cas. Det. #18 163 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   for convenience of Gov. per  Tel. A. G. O. Dated 11/15, 1918  Per W. D. L. 11/30 --18 Demobilization.

Said    Anton J. Pottsbaum was born in    Dyersville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21     years of age

and by occupation a  Farmer

He had  brown  eyes,  brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was  6  feet   1/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th  day of     Dec.    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    George M. Davies  
    Major Infantry U. S. A.  





Name    Anton J. Pottsbaum  #4818587 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept. 5    1918, at  Orange City, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Qualified
Horsemanship     No Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Sept 18, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Sept 18, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31/12 W. D. or 45/14   W. D.

Entitled to travel pay.

  (Signature of Soldier) Anton J. Pottsbaum
    John W. Edge
    1st Lieut. Inf.
    Commanding  Cas. Det. #18- 163 BN


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond