IAGenWeb Project Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.

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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Herbert J. Wirkler Filed: January 5, 1923, 19--
  Clara L. Curtis Otis

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That      Herbert J. Wirkler

#2703712 Corporal  Casual Det 749 Demo Group   Last Assigned Co. "K"  352nd 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 and Ltr. A.G.A. Nov. 30-1918.

Said   Herbert J. Wirkler was born in    Garnavillo
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    28 8/12     years of age

and by occupation a  Banker

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

      Given under my hand at    Camp Dodge, Iowa

This    14th    day of     June    one thousand nine hundred and     Nineteen

    Louis Causler  
    Major Signal Corps U.S.A.  





Name   Herbert J. Wirkler Grade   Corporal
Enlisted, or Inducted,   June 26  1918, at  Elkader, Iowa
Serving in     First    enlistment period at date of discharge.  
Prior service  None
Noncommissioned officer   Corporal  Oct. 15-1918
Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating  Not qualified
Horsemanship     Not Mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions   A.E.F  Haute Alsace Oct. 17 and Nov 4-1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None
Knowledge of any vocation    Banker
Wounds received in service    None
Physical condition when discharged     Good
Typhoid prophylaxis completed    [Triple] July 13, 1918
Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed    July 13, 1918
Married or Single    Single Character  Excellent

No A. W. O. L.  No absence under  G. O. 31 and 45- 1914 

Entitled to travel pay. Left U.S. Aug 16-1918   Returned to U.S. June 1-1919

  (Signature of Soldier) Herbert J. Wirkler
Camp Dodge, Iowa   A.B. Gelwick
Jun 14 1919   1st Lieut. Inf. U. S. A.
Paid in full Including   Commanding  Co. K 352 Inf  Det. 749
Bonus $89.94    
A.A. Padmore    
Capt. Quartermaster, U.S.A    


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond