IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Carl H. Vierow Filed:  August 4, 1920

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Carl H. Vierow

#2149937 Private 1st Class Infantry. Unassigned



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. W. D. Nov. 15,18 Letter A. G. A. Nov. 30, 1918


Said    Carl H. Vierow was born in     Dundee
in the State of     Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    21st   day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    Stephen A. Park, Jr.  
    Capt. Infantry  





Name    Carl H. Vierow Grade   Private 1st Cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb. 25    1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in  First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Never rated

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Served with A. E. F. from May 9, 1918 to Dec. 10, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service     Gassed

Physical condition when discharged     good

(Triple) Typhoid prophylaxis completed     not recorded


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   not recorded  

Married or Single    single

Character   Excellent

Remarks:  No A. W. O. L.  No A. F. D. G. O. 45-14.

               Casually discharged Co. 1, 1st Bn., 163rd Depot Brigade, Camp Dodge, Iowa.

               Formerly assigned to Co. F. 118 Infantry.


  (Signature of Soldier) Carl H. Vierow
    Brian Matter
    Captain, Infantry, U.S. A.
    Commanding  Co 1, 163rd D.B.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond