IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Benjamin F. Veit Filed:  August 18, 1919

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Benjamin F. Veit

#712087 Mas. Sig. Elec. Casual Det. #610 Dem. Group. Last assigned 86th Aero Sqdn.



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. Auth. W. D. 11/15 & Letter A. G. A. 11/30/18


Said    Benjamin F. Veit was born in     McGregor
in the State of     Iowa When enlisted he was    27 7/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Engineer

He had  blue  eyes,   l. brown  hair,     fair  complexion, and was       5  feet   11   inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    2   day of     June,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Louis Causler  
    Major  Sig. Corps, U. S. A.  





Name    Benjamin F. Veit Grade   Master Sig. Elec.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 9    1917, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in  first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none




Noncommissioned officer   Aptd. Corporal  7/10/17; Sgt. 7/16/17; Sgt 1c 2/1/18; Master Signal Electrician Sq. P #23

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Aviation Mechanician SO 25 W. D. 2-15-18

Horsemanship     not mounted

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

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Engineer

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     5-28-1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  5-28-1917  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L. or absence under G. O. 31 and 45,1914.

              Entitled travel pay.

              Left U. S. 3-7-18. Returned U. S. 5-23-19


  (Signature of Soldier) Benjamin F. Veit
    Chas. M. Hennemans
    Capt. Inf.
    Commanding  Det. 610




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond