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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Edward Winch Filed: May 28, 1919
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Edward Winch

#3224211  Private  Det. Med. Dept.


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    Cir. 152 W. D. 1919 and Meno. Hq. Camp Dodge Ia. Apr. 29, 1919


Said   Edward Winch was born in    Gosher
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was  27 2/12 years of age

and by occupation a   Farmer

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

      Given under my hand at    U. S. A. Base Hosp. Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    1st    day of     May,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen

    Frank E. Burch  
    Major M.C. U.S.A.  




Name   Edward Winch Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   May 27   1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None

Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     Not qualified

Horsemanship     Not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions  none

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Farming

Wounds received in service    None

Physical condition when discharged     Good

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   June 20, 1918


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed   June 20, 1918  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.   no absence under G. O. 31/12 and 45/14 W.D.
  (Signature of Soldier) Edward Winch
    Frank S. Martark
    Capt. M.C. U.S.A.
    Commanding   Det. Med. Dept.




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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond