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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Jacob A. Wick Filed: July 20th, 1926, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Jacob A. Wick

#4006398 Pt. Casual Det 143-163rd D. B.   Last Assigned 303rd Inf. 76th Div. 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, 1918 & Ltrs. A.G.A. Nov. 30, 1918.

Said   Jacob A. Wick was born in    North Buena Vista
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    25 1/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Fisherman

He had  Blue  eyes,  Black  hair,  Ruddy  complexion, and was  ~5~   feet   ~10~  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    24th    day of     Mar.    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Jacob A. Wick Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25th  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 Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F.

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Fisherman
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] Aug. 1, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    ----------------------
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. and G.O. 45. 

Entitled to travel pay.

Left U.S Sept. 15th, 1918.  Arrived U.S. Mar. 15, 1919


Inter-Urban Railway Ticket from Camp Dodge, Ia. to Elkader, Iowa

Form  S 3 No. 4943;  Date Issued  March 24, 1919

H. E. Lavine, Agent

(Signature of Soldier) Jacob A. Wick
CAMP DODGE, IOWA   Chas. M. Hermanen
Mar. 24,  1919   Capt. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in Full including $86.00   Commanding  Cas. Det. 143 163rd D.B.
A. A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond