IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record






To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     John J. Wiley

#149395   Pvt. 1 Cl. Casual Det. #245-163 D. B. (Last Ass'd Hq. Co. "118 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, Ltr A. G. A.  Nov. 30, 1918.


Said    John J. Wiley was born in    Edgewood
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    23 11/2  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  Fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  9 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  10th  day of     April,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

  Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps. U. S. A.  




Name   John J. Wiley Grade   Private 1 cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   Feb 25th     1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Never  
Knowledge of any vocation    Farming  
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not Qualified  

Horsemanship     Not Mounted


Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions      Belgium La Selle, River  A. E. F. 

Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None, Gassed near Bellicourt


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple]    March 20, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   March 20, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.    No  absence under  G. O. 31 Nors  .045

Entitled to travel pay.

Left U. S. May 11, 1918    Returned U. S. March 27, 1919



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) John J. Wiley
April 10,  1919   Bert Lyons
Paid in Full including Bonus $113.64   Capt. of Inf. U.S.A.
A. A. Padmore   Commanding 
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this    27th day of   May,    1936  
Verna M. O'Connor    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond