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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Atherton S. Wichersheim Filed: April 18th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Atherton S. Wichersheim

#4818058  Private Company B. Development Battalion No. 1


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 Authority adjutant General of the Army dated Nov. 15, 1918


Said   Atherton S. Wichersheim was born in    Earlville
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  21 2/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had blue  eyes, light brown hair, ruddy complexion, and was five feet seven and one half inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    2nd    day of     December,    one thousand nine hundred and     eighteen

    Ray W. Nehan  
    Captain Infantry  




Name   Atherton S. Wichersheim 4818058 Grade   Private  Infantry
Enlisted, or Inducted,   September 4th,   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     no practice

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    farmer

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed -----------------------


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed [triple] Sept. 30, 1918  

Married or Single    single

Character   I certify that this soldier's character is Excellent,  D.P.


Soldier entitled to travel pay to place of enlistment
  (Signature of Soldier) Atherton S. Wichersheim
    Dick Pugh
    1st Lieut. Infantry
    Commanding Co. "B" Dev. Bn. No. 1.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond