IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name:  Joseph F. Vodicka Filed:  January 27, 1921

      Freda Katschkowsky        County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Joseph F. Vodicka

#4006199 Private 1st Cl. Casual Det. #1128 Dem. Group. Last assg'd Co. 60 Inf.



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. 30/18


Said    Joseph F. Vodicka was born in     Prairie du Chien
in the State of    Wisconsin When enlisted he was    26 1/2     years of age

and by occupation a   Button Cutter

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    28th   day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    C. H. Newby  
    Major  Infantry  





Name    Joseph F. Vodicka Grade   Private 1/c
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 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     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Neuse Argonne  Oct  25 -- Nov 11, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Button Cutting

Wounds received in service     none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Aug. 15 , 1918  

Married or Single    Married

Character   Excellent

Remarks: No A. W. O. L.;  No absence under G. O. 31,1912 or G. O. 45,1914.

              Served in France. Entitled to travel pay to Guttenberg, Iowa.

              Left U. S. Sept. 9, 1918. Arrived in U. S.  July 19, 1919


  (Signature of Soldier) Joseph F. Vodicka
    Walter W. Cooper
    1st  Inf., U. S. A.
    Commanding  C. D. 1128




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond