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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     George W. Rolfes

Private Company M 350th Infantry


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    on December 21st, 1917 Physical Disability


Said    George W. Rolfes was born in    Almoral
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    30  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    the War Department, Washington, D.C.

This  19th  day of     March,    one thousand nine hundred and     24.


Authority of the Secretary of War:

T. B. Bush  
    Adjutant General  




Name   George W. Rolfes Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 18     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Never
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     ---------

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


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   ----------------------  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Not of record


Camp Dodge, Iowa, December 20, 1917  paid in full $17.00

Washing, D. C., November 24, 1920, paid 60.00 under Act of Congress, approved February 24, 1919



  (Signature of Soldier) -------------------------------
    T. B. Bush
    Adjutant General
Filed for Record this 5 day of January, 1935  
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond