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Soldier's Discharge Record



Name: Louis Zapf Filed: May 26, 1920
  Freda Katschkowsky

         County Recorder.



To All Whom it May Concern:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY, That     Louis Zapf

#54578  Private Company I 26 Infantry U. S. Army



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    Certificate of disability per 42nd Hq. C. D. Chicago Illinois August 20 -- 1919


Said    Louis Zapf was born in    Littleport
in the State of    Iowa When enlisted he was    19 2/12     years of age

and by occupation a   Chauffeur

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

      Given under my hand at    U. S. A. Gen. Hosp. No. 26 Ft. Des Moines Ia.

This    29th   day of     August,    one thousand nine hundred and     nineteen.

    George D. Jneuema  
    Colonel M. G. U. S. A.  





Name    Louis Zapf Grade   Private
Enlisted, or Inducted,   April 28     1918, at  Dubuque, Iowa
Serving in     First     enlistment period at date of discharge.
Prior service  None




Noncommissioned officer   Never

Marksmanship, gunner qualification or rating     not rated

Horsemanship     not mounted

Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions       Soissons Sector, France  July 18, 1918

Decorations, Medals, Citations:    None

Knowledge of any vocation    Chauffer

Wounds received in service    Shrapnel Wounds, Right-leg. Left-leg.

Physical condition when discharged     Poor

Typhoid prophylaxis completed   [triple]   May 14, 1917


Paratyphoid prophylaxis completed  Sept. 30, 1917  

Married or Single    Single

Character   Excellent


No A. W. O. L.  No time lost under G. O. 31 1912 or G. O.  45, 1914

Served in France.
Left U. S. January  12th, 1918.   Arrived in U. S. Nov. 24, 1918
Service honest and faithful.


  (Signature of Soldier) Louis Zapf
War Department,   W. G. Butler
The Adjutant General's Office   Capt. San. Corps. U. S. A.
Washington, July 19, 1920   Commanding  Det. of patients
The records of this office show that this soldier served-in
the Cantigny Sector, April 25 to June 8, 1918;
Montdidier- Noyon Defensive, June 9 to 13, 1918;
Cantigny Sector June14 to July 7, 1918; Aisne-Marne
Offensive July 18, and that he was wounded in action
July 18, 1918.

Adjutant General.



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond