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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Gregor F. Wessels Filed: January 4, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Gregor F. Wessels

#486374, Corporal, Motor Transport Corps


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   Telegraphic Instructions, A.G.O. War Department  April 1st, 1919.

Said   Gregor F. Wessels was born in    New Vienna
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    27     years of age

and by occupation a  Auto Mechanic

He had  Blue  eyes,  Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was  Five   feet   10 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp McArthur, Texas

This    eighteenth    day of     April    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    John V. Spring Jr.  
    Lt. Col, 14th Cav. U.S.A.  





Name   Gregor F. Wessels Grade   Corporal 
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 10  1918, at  Farley, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal, M.T.C. 10/20/18
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Noone
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   None

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffer & Mechanic
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Very Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed     May 24, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    May 24, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L. or other absence in violation of O.H. 107. 

Service in Jefferson Barracks, Mo. 5/10/18 to 5/13/18; Hq 34th Inf., 5/13/18 to 6/17/18; Co. "B", 4th Div Ba., 6/17/18 to 10/5/18; Motor Truck Co. 348  10/5/18 to 10/20/18; Motor Transport Copps, 10/20/18 to 4/18/19.


Entitled to travel pay.

Paid travel pay 5 cts per mile Camp McArthur, Texas  April 18 1919

Paid in full Inc $60.00 Bonus

Authorized Rev. Act App Feb 24, 1919  $162.00

W.L. Gross, 1st Lt  Q.M.C. U.S.A.

  (Signature of Soldier) Gregor F. Wessels
Personnel Adjutant   Earl L. Evan
Camp McArthur, Waco, Texas   2nd Lt. Inf. U.S.A.
Railroad ticket issued   Commanding  M.T.C.
U.S.R.R  Administration    
Apr 19 '19    
Depot Waco, Texas    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond