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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Vern C. Puffett

#4818336   Private  Co. "D"  Development Battalion


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    Telegraphic Authority Adjutant General of Army dated Nov. 15/18.


Said    Vern C. Puffett was born in    Lamont
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    21 10/12  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was    5   feet  9 3/4  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  2nd  day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     Eighteen.

Washington D.C.  Apr. 9, 1919 Roy M. Mahon  
Paid $60. under Act of Congress,   Captain Infantry  
Approved February 24th, 1919     Commanding.
C. E. Gray      
Major, Q. M. Corps      




Name   Vern C. Puffett Grade   Private Infantry
Enlisted, or Inducted,  Sept. 4     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    Farmer Ticket from Camp Dodge to
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  No Practice Strawberry Point, Ia.

Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Form I. L.-1   No. 7828

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Date Issued 12/2   1918
Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None H. H. Lavine, Agent

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     ---------------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   [triple] September 27, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   I certify that this soldier's character is good.


Soldier entitled to travel pay to place of enlistment



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Vern C. Puffett
Dec. 2  1918   Paul E. Hutchinson
Paid in Full $42.92   Captain Infantry.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  Co. "D" Der. Bn No 1.
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 27th day of March, 1941  
Marjorie Downie Lenth    




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond