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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Emil P. Wessel Filed: Aug. 15, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Emil P. Wessel

#815341 81?41  Sergt. 2 M.C.


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   SEC. 30 Act of Congress, June 4, 1920.

Said   Emil P. Wessel was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 4/12     years of age

and by occupation a  School Teacher

He had  lt. brown  eyes,  dk. brown  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  ~6~   feet   ~1~  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Hdqrs. Central Dept. Chicago, Illinois this

This    4th    day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     twenty

    E.S. Adams  
    Major Adjt. Genl. Dept.  
    Asst. to Dept. Adjutant





Name   Emil P. Wessel Grade   2 M Sergt.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Dec. 16  1916, at  Ft. Logan, Colo.
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corpl. 7/5/17  --- 2M. Sgt.  5/27/18
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  None
Horsemanship     Not Known

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    School Teaching
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    1/4/17
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    1/4/17
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

Service honest and faithful.

  (Signature of Soldier) Emil P.Wessel
    E.S. Adams
    Major Adjt. Genl. Dept., Asst. to Dept Adjt.


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond