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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Alfred John Widman Filed: April 29th, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Alfred John Widman

Army Serial No1131782  Private, Motor Transport Corps, Repair Unit #304   


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    Circular No. 77  W. D. Nov. 21st, 1918


Said   Alfred John Widman was born in    McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  31 11/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Printer- pressman

He had blue  eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, and was five feet five half inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Fort Sam Houston, Texas

This    20th    day of     January,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    S. P. Bitterman  
    Major Motor Transport Corps  




Name   Alfred John Widman Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 23,   1918, at  Clayton, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none

Noncommissioned officer   none

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not qualified

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    none

Knowledge of any vocation    printer-pressman

Wounds received in service    none

Physical condition when discharged     very good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed    August 12th, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    August 12th, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   very good


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31/12 or 45/14.
Entitled to travel pay.
Service honest and faithful.
  (Signature of Soldier) Alfred John Widman
    J. M. Clifton
    1st Lt. L.T. Corps
    Commanding  Personal Adjutant




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond