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     George P. Wilson

#4006394   Private 1st Cl.  Cas. Det. #1581 Demob Group.  Last assgd to P.W.E. Co. #21.


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.15-18 &  Letter A. G. A.  Nov. 30-18.


Said    George P. Wilson was born in    North McGregor
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    22 10/2  years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

He had  Blue  eyes, Brown  hair,  fair  complexion, and was    5   feet  7  inches in height.

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This  18th  day of     October,    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen.

  John Mackey  
    Major Q.M.C. U. S. A.  

True extract certified by me on Dec. 30, 1922 for the purpose of obtaining Victory Medal by mail.
A.L. Peterson, Notary Public



Name   George P. Wilson Grade   Private 1st cl.
Enlisted, or Inducted,   July 25     1917, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     first     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  none
Noncommissioned officer   Never Forwarded  Oct 6, 1920
Knowledge of any vocation    Farmer Approved by K. W. Thom
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  not rated for Victory Medal With France

Horsemanship     not mounted

K. W. Thom 1st Lt. 11 M. G. Bn.

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

Asst. Recruiting Officer
Decorations, Medals, Citations:  None  

Wounds received in service    None


Physical condition when discharged     Good


Typhoid prophylaxis completed  [Triple  Aug. 15-18


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   Aug. 15-18  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A.W.O.L.    No  A.F.D.G.O.  31 W.D. 1912 or G. O. 45 W. D. 1914

Entitled to travel pay to North McGregor, Iowa.  Victory Button (Bronze) issued.

Left U. S. Sept. 29-18    Returned to U.S. Oct. 12-1919


INTER-URBAN RAILWAY Ticket from Camp Dodge to North McGregor, Iowa.

Form S. 3.  No. 34197;  Date Issued  10/18/1919

H.E. Lavine, Agent



CAMP DODGE, IOWA (Signature of Soldier) George P. Wilson
Oct 18  1919   Louis T. Roberts
Paid in Full including Bonus $93.59   Capt. 47th Inf.
Paul Werttke   Commanding  1581
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A.  
Filed for Record this 28th day of Oct , 1932  
Bertha L. Stoops    

County Recorder



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond