IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Clarence J. Wachendorff

#4818418   Private  Company "D"  87th 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    W. D. Telegram Jan. 18, 1919.


Said    Clarence J. Wachendorf was born in    North Buena Vista
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22   years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  ruddy  complexion, and was    five   feet  six  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  27  day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

Washington D. C. Apr 8, 1919      
Paid $60.00 under Act of Congress L.W. Moseley  
approved February 24th, 1919   Lieut. Colonel 87th Inf.  
C. F. Gray, Major, Q.M. Corps     Commanding.




Name   Clarence J. Wachendorf Grade   Private.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Sept 4th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  none  

Horsemanship     none


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Sept 27th, 1918


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

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


Transferred, Oct 23, 1918 per Par 24, S.O. 94 H.Q. Camp Dodge, Iowa  Oct 21, 1918, From Co. 52, 13th Bn 163 Depot Brigade to Co. D. 87th Inf.



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) Clarence J. Wachendorf
Jan 27th  1919   Vernon C. DeVatee
Paid in Full including $64.26   Capt. 87th Inf. U.S.A.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding  Company D.
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 13th day of   June, 1936  
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond