IAGenWeb Project

Page: 78

Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Edward J. F. Wenzel Filed: May 28th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Edward J. F. Wenzel

Private Co. "D" 99th Divisional Training Camp.


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. Nov. 15. 1918 Letter W.D. Nov 30, 1918


Said   Edward J. F. Wenzel was born in    Hawkeye
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  25  years of age

and by occupation a   Auto Mechanic

He had blue  eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion, and was    6   feet     1 1/2     inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

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

    Stephen S. Park, Jr.  
    Capt. Inf. U.S.A.  




Name   Edward J. F. Wenzel Grade   Private
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 qualified

Horsemanship     Not rated

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    Auto Mechanic

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     Very Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed     Aug. 15, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    Aug. 15, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


NRecommended as Sergeant if he Re-enlists. Service Honest and Faithful
  (Signature of Soldier) Edward J. F. Wenzel
    Robert S. Smith
    2nd Lieut. Inf. U. S. A.
    Commanding Co. "4" 1st Bn.  163 D. Brig.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond