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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      March 30th, 1920  at 8 o'clock p. m.

Freda Katschkowsky                       Recorder.

Reference No.  


This is to Certify, That Charles R. Zittergruen (Army Serial number) 301 3565 is hereby Discharged from the military service of the United States by reason of Defective Vision 20/200.


Said Charles R. Zittergruen was inducted into the service from the jurisdiction of the Local Board for Elkader, State of Iowa, on the 29th day of July, 1918.


While this certificate discharges the person named herein from his present obligation to serve in the Army, it does not operate as a permanent bar to his subsequent entrance into the military service. Under Section 5 of the Act of May 18, 1917, all registered persons remain subject to the draft unless exempted or excused as in that Act provided.  Therefore, this discharge does not excuse the holder from obedience to that process of Exemption Boards.

  By order of  

Spencer Cosby, Col. C of E.


A. S. Cronkhill, Adjutant


Major, Corps of Engineers



Note: - This form will be used for discharge of aliens and alien enemies and of men rejected on account of physical unfitness, dependency, etc. It will not be used in cases of men who have been accepted for military service and are subsequently discharged.    



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond