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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Paul William Wilke Filed: April 7, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Paul William Wilke

#5262292  Private  R.O.T.C.  University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota


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    Expiration of Term of Service


Said   Paul William Wilke was born in    Elkader
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  18   years of age

and by occupation a   Student

He had blue  eyes, light hair, fair complexion, and was   5   feet  11 1/2  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Minneapolis, Minnesota

This    17th    day of     July,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Ernest E. Wheeler  
    Major Inf. U.S.A.  




Name   Paul William Wilke   5262292 Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   October 12,   1918, at  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   No

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    ----------------------

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     ------------------------

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


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   December 2, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   or absence under G. O. #31, 1912 or under #45-1914.
Entitled to travel pay to Minneapolis, Minnesota
  (Signature of Soldier) Paul William Wilke
    Louis S. Estes
    2nd Lt. Inf. U.S.A.
    Commanding  Co. 2, Reg. 1




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond